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MARYLAND ALUMNI NEWS 



COLLEGE PARK. MD. 




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JUNE-JULY, 1934 



No. I 



SNAPSHOTS FROM ALUMNI DAY 




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Top row. < left to rirhti — governor Albert C. Ritchie. Rev. John Bunting. II. ( llvrtl. '08; \V. II. White. 'IS; Thomas II. White (1 , M 

Whit*. II: < harle« E. Whit*. ■»; Richard (). Whit*. 31. and Mrs. White; Josephine Blandford. '27, and W. \\ I 
(enter— I)r J. W. ll.d.r«. >2. ft*, li. .,f Miami. Fla. 
Bottom row— Mrna Edmonds BafTord. -IV : Helen lie>erl> llarl.ieh. '27. :inH Doroth) I'rcsiman. MO; M. A. "Docky" PylftS, 18; I . \\ "hni. 

.* ri*ndani*l». "20: a. v, »G«»« Mine*. '22. an. Hockman, 20; W. I S Rollins, '96; B, Mmrrin Peach i„ii, r 

Bertha Eiefciel Kohner. '22; W. B. I'enn. 14; Haj. O. II. Saunders, '18, and A ( Warthen, 



Many Alumni On Hand 
For Annual Get-together 

The Alumni Association held the 
final functions of the Commencement 
Week's proiErram, Saturday, Jur.- 
-•e Park. 

The annual meeting convened in the 

(Continittd on Pagt 7/ 



5.000 Hear Gov. Ritchie 
Address Senior Class 

tchie, 

and, delivered the 
gradu; 

k and 
Baltin I de- 



Class of 1909 Hold 

Twenty-fifth Reunion 

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Maryland Alumni News 

Maryland Alumni Newt, issued monthly by 

. mity of Maryland at Culler- 1'ark, 

class matter undtr the Act 

K'rrsa ..f Auk-u»t 

G. F. Pollock, '23 . - - Editor 

Q.R. I aning ton, '28 Advisory Editor 

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 

.1. Enos Ray, '92 P ■ indent 

CMUum, M'l 

1'. B. Si M0N8, 'it- I' ■ 8td< "I 

:,lk. ltd. 

p. Poj i OCK, '23 Treasurer 

f..ii«-«.- Park, Md. 

ALUMNI BOARD 

I Not* I he officer* named shove are also members of the 

Alumni Hoard. 1 
. WALTER COLE, '21 Arts and Sciences 

I RANK S. lion l. ill BR, l I 

■ HAS W. BYLVESTER, '08 Education 

CK, • ■ Agriculture 

MINNIE llll. I. II. 'in. Economics 



HEADS ASSOCIATION 



Members At Large 
JOSEPHINE BLANDFORD, '27 Women' 
(i II SAUNDERS, tative 

Alumni Association Annual Dues $2.00 



More Financial Aid Needed 
Progress in the Alumni Association 
has been greatly affected by the small 
return from paid memberships dur- 
ing the past year. It is hoped that 
with the changing conditions more 
Alumni will contribute something 
toward the support of their associa- 
tion during the ensuing year. 

The amount of loyalty an Alumnus 
shows to his Alma Mater is not always 
judged by his monetary contributions. 
It is, however, vitally necessary that 
the association have funds with which 
to properly carry on in order to stimu- 
late more interest and loyalty in the 
University and association. Last year 
the number of paid memberships were 
not sufficient to meet the current ex- 
It was, therefore, necessary 
to u ings account of the asso- 

ciation to satisfactorily meet these 
obligations. Such as this cannot 
continue, for it would not be long be- 
iociation would be in the 

red. 

pite of this tli> ; ion voted 

ontinue the policy of sending the 

\m mm News to all former students 

whose address is known, whether they 

arc paid members Ol not. This is a line 
-lie favors the same, 
dues from member- 
ship ed during the ensuing 
ocial ion's program will be 
tailed, including the dis- 

■ iii. \m mm News, or 

' ly to paid niemlx > 

.mi and policii 

Alumni ion depends on 

mp- 
d upright." 




J. ENOS RAY, '92 

For the second time in the history of 
the Alumni Association, J. Enos Ray, 
'92, has been chosen president. His 
first term as president of the associa- 
tion was from 1902 to 1904. 

Mr. Ray stands among those Alumni 
who have gained reputable distinction 
as a leader. He has been prominent in 
many local, county, and State affairs. 
Mis ability has gained for him many 
responsible positions; such as president 
of the Prince George's County Bank 
and Trust Co., chairman of the Demo- 
cratic State Central Committee, and 
collector of internal revenue. He has 
also been a member of the Maryland 
State Legislature. 

The association looks forward to a 
great year under his able leadership. 
Since Alumni Day he has been ill, but 
we are now glad to report a marked 
improvement. 



A WORTHY FUND 

The new University Hospital in 
Baltimore is rapidly nearing comple- 
tion, and there is considerable need of 
funds for proper equipment. A cam- 
paign under the auspices of the Medical 
Alumni Association is now being con- 
ducted. All Alumni of the University 
are asked to contribute whatever 
amount they wish. It is a worthy 
project and its success is of mutual 
interest to every Alumnus. Send your 
contribution to the Medical School, 
Lombard and Greene Sts., Baltimore, 
Maryland, or to the Alumni Office, 
College Park. 



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PLACEMENT BUREAU 

The Alumni Office has Keen notified 
of several vacancies with the Hoover 
Vacuum Cleaning Co. and Burroughs 
ing .Machine Co. Alumni who are 
interested should communicate with 
tin' Uumni Office, College Park. A' 
salesman is wanted by a nearby real 
estate company. 



5,000 Hear Gov. Ritchie 

Address Senior Class 

(Continued from Pagt 1 i 

grees by Dr. R. A. Pearson, presides 
of the University, as 5000 peopli 
jammed the huge Ritchie Coliseun 
for the ceremonies. Reverend Cole 
man N evils, S. J., president ol 
Georgetown University, delivered th( 
invocation, and the Reverend John J. 
Bunting of Crisfield, Maryland, deliv- 
ered the benediction. 

In his address, Governor Ritchie 
described his long love for the Uni- 
versity and his hope that the gradu- 
ates would "go forth into the world 
guided by the light of Providence, 
and would remember always the spiri*" 
of tolerance and democratic govern- 
ment," which he said, "is Maryland'- 
heritage." 

In remarks made prior to grantinj 
the degrees, President Pearson ex 
pressed the belief that a college educa- 
tion should lead to an appreciation 
of the finer things of life, and said that 
in his opinion, this spirit of apprecia 
tion had been dulled somewhat by the 
effect of uneducated use of the radio, 
the cinema, and the novel. 

Honorary Degrees 

Two nationally famous men were the 
recipients of honorary degrees at the 
exercises. They were Dr. Edward 
Starr Judd, surgeon-in-chief of the 
Mayo Clinic at Rochester, Illinois; and 
Joseph Lewis Wheeler, chief libra- 
rian of the Enoch Pratt Free Librar? 
in Baltimore. Dr. Judd received : 
Doctor of Science degree, and Mr 
Wheeler received the degree of Doc 
tor of Letters. 

Fifteen Doctorates and forty-six 
Master's degrees were also awarded 
Miss Florence Symons was the seconc 
woman ever to receive a Ph. D. fron 
Maryland. 

Alumnus Honored 

Certificates of Merit in Agriculture 
were awarded to Henry C. Whiteford, 
of Harford County; Joseph C. Merritt. 
of Dundalk; and William H. Cunning- 
ham, of Williamsport, for their out- 
standing success in agricultural en- 
deavor. Whiteford is a graduate of 
the University in the class of '01, and 
has also been President of the Alumni 
Association. 



Saunder's Speaks At Banquet 

When the student's publications held 
their annual banquet May 18, a part 
of the program was to recognize the 
twenty-fifth anniversary of the found- 
ing of the student weekly paper, which 
was originally known as the Triangle 
and later changed to The Diamond* 
hark. Senator Millard E. Tydings, 
the first editor, was invited to be the 
guest speaker, but due to pressure of 
of legislative matters it was impossi- 
ble for him to attend. His assistant 
editor on the Triangle, Major O. H. 
Saunder, MO, did the honors for him 
in highly creditable fashion. 

The banquet held in the Italian 
Gardens of the Mayflower Hotel, was 
followed by a dance. More than two 
hundred attended. 



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New Dormitory For Girls Now Under Construction 








lass Of 1901) Hold 

Twenty-fifth Reunion 

■ tinutd from Pa 

kion. Major B. D. Spalding, known 
am," now stationed in Richmond, 
in charge of the CCC work, was one of 
he absentees, much to the regret of 
rveryone, as he has had a rather re- 
markable career, and all would have 
liked to have heard from him. He was 
the first American officer "over the 
top" in command of American troops 
during the World War. He achieved 
sent rating after enlistment as 
rivate. F. H. Dryden, who last year 
eived a medal as the outstanding 
zen of Wicomico County, and who 
en serving as engineer for the 
CWA and FERA organizations in 
..nd. is one of the successful en- 
gineers of the class. P. E. Burroughs, 
a successful contractor in Salisbury, is 
a member of the House of Delegates 
from Wicomico County. W. R. Maslin, 
ent of the National Process 
Company, one of the largest printing 
establishments in New York City, was 
on hand as usual. He is a consistently 
loyal Alumnus as he manages to at- 
tend the outstanding athletic events 
Alumni gathering 

11 not permit detailing the 
plishments of each meml- 

ndividually, but they are all 
sn their chosen fields, loyal 
to the University and genuinely loyal 
•:d to each other, 
to the fact that the boys came 
-eparated places, they 
_!ed in all afternoon. M 
them, however, arrived in time 
joy an al fresco luncheon at the home 
of Ernest N. Cory. All of the mem- 
•ended the Alumni 
rid afterwards had a table 
set up in the dining hall for the entire- 
class and the wives who attended. 



BALTIMORE SCHOOLS 

HAVE ALUMNI REUNIONS 

As a part of the Annual Commence- 
ment program each Alumni Associa- 
tion of the Baltimore schools of the 
University held banquets in honor of 
the respective classes. 

More than 200 were on hand for the 
Dental School banquet, which had 
Judge Charles E. Moylan of the Balti- 
more Tax Appeal Court as the prin- 
cipal speaker. 

Governor Albert C. Ritchie and 
Mayor Howard W. Jackson, guberna- 
torial rivals, attended the Medical Re- 
union banquet at which nearly three 
hundred were present. 

The School of Nursing held it 
union banquet and dance following the 
commencement exercises at which ap- 
proximately 100 were present. Mrs. 
Ethel Palmer Clark, '06, was the 
principal speaker. 

With more than 250 present, the 
Pharmacy School banquet heard Judge 
Joseph N. Ulman, of the Baltimore 
Circuit Court of Appeals, give the 
principal address. Governor Albert 
C. Ritchie and H. C. Byrd gave short 
talks. 

Medals and honors wire awarded at 
the banquet to those seniors having 
shown outstanding accomplishments 
during four y> udy. 

***** 

I BR] I Gl Mi; \ l IONS OF I RISPS 

Among the families who have had 

thr< 11(1 the Col- 

lege Pari schools of the Unive 
that of Mr. William a mem- 

of "75. Id ion, A. 
. graduated in 
and his daughter, Mary ' 
a sophomore in the Univeristy. 



Phi Kappa Phi Holds Initiation 

The University of Maryland chapter 
of the National Honor Society of Phi 
Kappa Phi held its spring initiation 
and banquet Monday evening, May 
21. 

At this meeting 21 students of the 
University, who have gained recogni- 
tion by their scholastic standing, were 
honored with membership. Among 
those elected were 16 seniors. Their 
names are as follows: Rolfe L. Allen, 
Warren D. Anderson, Margaret M. 
Burdette, John T. Dressel, Charlotte 
W. Hood, David Krieder, Leah L. Leaf, 
Mary Elizabeth Mills, Gertrude E. 
Nicholls, Erna M. Riedel, William H. 
Ross, Jr., Ralph W. Ruble, Louise T. 
Savior, John R. Shipman, Sarah Louise 
Short and Ethel Snyder. Five gradu- 
ate students were also initiated, name- 
ly Cecil R. Ball, Robert F. Chandler, 
Helena J. Haines, William G. R< 
and Neil W. Stuart. 

Following the initiation ceremony a 
banquet was held at the University 
dining hall in honor of the new m< 
bers. Special guests were Mr. and 
Mrs. Raymond Clapper and Mrs. Alice 
Hostetler. Mr. Clapper, who is the 
head of the national news bureau 
the Washington Post, was g , 

aker. The speaker's | nec- 

tions enabled him to give | in- 

-ting talk on what newspaper 
people think of Presidl . elt. 

Phi Kappa office! d for next 

resident, Dr. C. E. 
White. '2.",: vice-president, Dr. M. W. 
Parker, Dr. 

R. G. Rothgeb, '2*i ding 

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Breaking Ground For Arts And Science Building 




I ill to rii;lil — Dr. K. V. Truitl. professor of aquiculture; Dr. R. A.Pearson, president of the University: G. F. Pollock, Alumni secretary; 
\li-» Helen Bradley, honor student in the College of Arts and Science; Dr. Thomas H. Taliaferro, dean of the College of Arts and Science; H. L. 
( n-p. superintendent of huildinus and crounds; H. ('. ityrd, vice-president of the University, and Dr. E. N. Cory, State entomologist. 



Nurses Receive Honors 

For the first time, four of the grad- 
uates of the School of Nursing com- 
pleted the combined five-year course 
which gives a Bachelor of Science de- 
gree and a diploma in nursing. The 
firsl two years of the course are taken 
in pre-nursing in the College of Arts 
and Science at College Park, and the 
last three at the School of Nursing in 
Baltimore. The students to finish the 
course for the first time were Myra 
Lewis, of Washington, D.C.; Kathryn 
.Matzen. Herwyn, Md.; Lois Steinwedel, 
and [sabelle Seipts, of Baltimore, Md. 

.Myra Lewis won first honors in the 
School of Nursing and the Janet Hale 
Memorial Scholarship, given by the 
Nurses' Alumnae Association, to take 
graduate work at Columbia. Lois 
Steinwedel won second honors and the 
Elizabeth Collins Lee prize and the 
Mrs. John L. Whitehurst prize for 
executive ability. Kathryn Matzen 
won the Edwin and Leander M. Zim- 
merman prize for practical nursing 
and display of sympathy for patients. 
***** 

\liimiii Receive Engineering Degrees 

former graduates of the College 

Engineering received professional 

degrees at the Commencement Fxer- 

. William Irvin Kussel, '29; James 

Nicholas Wallace, '30, and John Kay 

I of Washington, D. ('.. 

the degi ■ il Engineer. 

William Hartage Fifer, '30, and 

rol Staley Jam.-. '30, of Gales- 

villi', and Frederick, respectively, if 

Electrical Engineering degrees. 
William ' ' Schofield, '30, of 

Washington, D. <'.. was recipient 
the di oanical Engineer. 



NEW BUILDINGS NOW 

UNDER CONSTRUCTION 

Ground has been broken for a build- 
ing program costing approximately 
$500,000 at College Park, which in- 
cludes a new dormitory for women, an 
arts and science building, and re- 
modeling of the dairy building. 

The arts and science building, to be 
named Shoemaker Hall, in honor of 
the late Honorable Samuel M. Shoe- 
maker, chairman of the Board of 
Regents, will be located on the hill in 
front of Gerncaux Hall and facing the 
Engineering Building. This building, 
containing about 8,500 square feet, will 
be erected at a cost of approximately 
$250,000. Research laboratories in 
physics and industrial chemistry as 
well as many needed class rooms and 
office space will be provided. 

Work has also been started on the 
new co-ed's dormitory, located just 
west id' the old reservoir, which will 
accommodate one hundred and twenty 
girls. This structure, costing approxi- 
mately $150,000, will be the third 
building to be added to the women's 
group in the last three years. 

Remodeling of the dairy building, 
while not actually started, will so 
transform the outside appearance that 
it will not look like the same building. 
It is expected that all work will be 
completed by fall. 



< muel Jacob Sugar, '31, of Wash- 

ington. I). ('., graduated this year 
from the University's Medical School. 
His sister. Jeannette Sugar, graduated 
from the College Park schools in the 
of '29. 



New Flag Pole For The Campus 

By cooperation of the senior class, 
the Student Government Association 
and the Alumni Association, the Uni- 
versity is to receive the gift of a new 
flag pole. Simple but beautiful em- 
bellishments of low brick walls and 
flagstone walks will form the setting, 
plans for which have been drawn by 
Howard Cutler, architect. The flag 
pole will also have a new location if 
present plans materialize. It will be 
located at a point directly in front of 
the new library and about midway be- 
tween the present site and the 
library. 

Plans are to begin the work shortly 
and be completed for the dedicatory 
ceremonies which will be a part of the 
Homecoming Day program this fall, 
November 3, when the University of 
Virginia will be met in football. 



Reveilles Wanted 

Last year the Alumni Association 
ived from the daughters of the late 
Dr. Samuel S. Buckley, '93, his set of 
Reveilles, practically complete from 
the first copies published in 1897 to 
1916. There are, however, a few 
copies missing and the Alumni office 
wishes to complete the set up to date. 
The following copies are desired: 1899, 
1907, 1908, L909, 1912, 1915, 1917, 
1919, L920, L921, and 1922. 

The Alumni Association would 
gratefully appreciate receiving any 
of the above mentioned copies which 
will be an invaluable asset to the rec- 
ords in the Alumni office. Please send 
them to the Alumni Office, College 
Park, Maryland. 



MARYLAND A I.I M \ I X EM S 



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OLD LINE ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES 



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WHILE all probably has not boon 
should have boon said 
about Maryland's good year in athlot- 
1-1934, the powers that be in 
the sport realm at College Park al- 
ly are beginning to think about 
the football campaign next fall. 

And when you stop to figure it out. 
Labor Day. the time they start grid 
practice at the colleges in the South- 
ern Conference, is jus: around the cor- 
ner and the aspiring football men soon 
will be toiling back of the steel stands 
of Byrd Stadium. 

But before we talk too much about 
the prospects for football during the 
or other futures in Old 
Lin ell to rli: . 

few words about what happened dur- 
ing recent spring schedules. 

isual, Maryland had its share of 
:>eing victors in 65 per cent of 
varsity sports for the school term. 
and doing some sensational things in 
track and being conspicuous in base- 
ball in the Southern Conference. 

Widrmor In Spotlight 
Karl Widmyer, the Hagerstown flier, 
was the ace of the track team, although 
he had a lot of fast company. Earl 
won both the indoor and outdoor 
ng championships in the Confer- 
. and stepped away from a great 
field to capture the 100-meter title in 
the classy Pennsyhania relay carnival, 
any track marks, though, were 
broken during the year that we are 
g to print a complete new set of 
the records. It will be noted by pe- 
rusing the list that fully half of the old 
marks were smashed during the 1934 
outdoor season. And it might be in* 
cidentally stated here that Coach Epp- 
ley should pilot the best track team 
land has ever boasted during the 
-35 term. 
Burton Shipley's ball team won 
n of eight conference games to be 
the runner-up to North Carolina's title 
team, and the Old Liners chalked up 
14 wins in 19 starts for the entire 
'iule, winning 12 of their last 14 
Navy and Cornell were among 
the victims. 

nnis team also had its 

y by taking six 

ine matches and 46 out of 81 con- 

. like football last fall, was 

;■. rebuilding stage, and the team 

did not measure up to most of the 

k combinations. However, it 

be counted on to be back up there 

next spring. 

Freshmen Do Well 

the freshman teams were 

sful. Like the var- 

more than 65 per 

heir contests, and will send a 

amount of good talent up to the 

■ b\e among the boys who will 
become sophomores in the fall are Bill 
Guckeyson, who a frosh half- 

back and basketer, broke both the dis- 




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EARL WIDMYER 
Who earned national fame as sprinter. 



cus and javelin records and also tossed 
the shot in fine fashion; Coleman 
Headley, another football toter who 
shattered the half-mile mark; Charlie 
Ellinger, another halfback, who is 
about as sweet an attack lacrosse 
player as any one would want to cast 
an eye upon, and Jack Stonebraker, 
football, basket-ball and baseball play- 
er, all of whom hail from within the 
State. They are not the full crop by 




any means, hut they are about the 
most outstanding. 

In all. T'.t numerals were awarded 

freshmen athletes in football, basket- 
ball, boxing, lacrosse, track and tennis. 

94 Gel N arsitj Letters 

A total of 94 letters went to varsity 
athletes during 1933-1934 and 67 n't 
them are due to resume their studies 
when the "hell rings" in September. 

Seven of those who have worn the 

Black and Gold for the last time are 

gridders. Rufus Vincent, John .May- 
hew and Moti Hay ends; Sam Sillier. 

guard; Buckey Buscher, Willis Benner 

and Bob Snyder, hacks, were the casu- 
alties. Sillier, who has another year 
in football and lacrosse, may c 
hack to strive Tor a master's degree. 



RALPH 

RUBLE 

Hurled seven 

victories 

without 

defeat and 

batted .300 

despite that 

one hand 
is crippled 

and 
practically 
useless, and 
makes Phi 
Kappa Phi. 




SAM SILBER 

Old Liners' ace defense stickman and 
all- American selection. 



However, while all of these men, ex- 
cept Buscher and Benner, were re- 
serves who will be missed, they v. 
not such vital cogs as sonic others. 

Ha- Gridiron As-ets 

Maryland built up a (ine line last 
fall that showed its mettle in the I 
two games. That was what it Deeded 
along with some more ball toter-. All 
of that forward wall will he back in 
September, except Tom Webb, cei ' 
who left school, and the needed backs 
will come up from the freshman out- 
tit. 

Bill Andorka, who was ineligible 
ild ably till Webb 1 
Then, too. Hairy GretZ, who threw the 
ball back often enough t in- 



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on, again will be on 

hand. 

the grid outlook is not to be 

at. ami Jack Faber, Berving 

fust year as head coach, and 

Leroy Mackert, who teama up 

with him a- line mentor, should not 
adil more than the customary amount 

of grey hairs. 

Basket-ball Hani Hit 

Basket-ball was the hardest hit by 
• iuatioii. losing four regulars in 
Spencer Chase and Bob Snyder, for- 
ward-; Rufua Vincent, center, and 
and Buckey Buscher, guard. Burton 
Shipley faces quite a problem to keep 
up his average of To per cent wins in 
the 11 years he has tutored the Terps. 
ug was the lightest loser, only 
Harry Carroll, 125-pounder, being lost 
via the diploma route. Tennis lost 
only two men in John Zirckel and Tom 
Wilson, hut they happen to have b 
the aces of the squad. 

Jolts to Shipley extended right 
heavily to his baseball team. Ralph 

Ruble, sensational pitcher; Spencer 
Chase, fust Backer; Willie Wolf, second 
baseman, and Buckey Buscher and 
Willis Benner, outfielder, finishing 
their careers. Steve Physioc, highly 
capable hurler, who was a senior, is 
expected to return. He was out of 
baseball a year so he has another 
m coming to him. 

• lack Faber will miss from his la- 
crosse outfit such ca])able men as Carl 
Pfau, goalie; Hob Snyder, cover point; 
Norwood Sothoron, center; Rufus Vin- 
cent, in home; James Crotty, defense, 
and possibly, Sam Silber, point. Faber 
is hoping that he will have Silber 
on both his grid and stick squads. 

Collectively, though, the athletic 
situation at .Maryland is not one to 
require crying towels for the coaches; 
and, when another resume is made a 
year hence it is safe to say that the Old 
Liners will have gathered in their 
fair share of the laurel wreaths. 

A.1 any rate, they will furnish fight- 
ing and sportsmanlike opposition to a 
lot of powerful foes before the com- 
mencement exercises are held next 
June. 




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JOHN ZIRCKEL 
Terps' No. 1 ranking tennis player. 

Honors And Awards 

Awards for various achievements 
and scholastic attainment were pre- 
sented by Dr. Thomas H. Taliaferro, 
dean of the College of Arts and 
Science, at the senior banquet, held 
May 31. The citizenship watch, given 
by Mr. H. C. Byrd, vice-president of 
the University, was presented to Nor- 
wood Spencer Sothoron of Charlotte 
Hall, Maryland, also the athletic medal 
given by the Class of '08 was won by 
Sothoron. The citizenship prize for 
women was presented to Clara Dixon, 
president of the Women's Student 
Government. The Maryland ring, 
given by Charles Linhardt, '12, was 
won by Earl G. Widmyer of Hagers- 
town, Md. Women's Senior Honor So- 
ciety Cup for scholastic honors went to 
Helen M. Bradley of Takoma Park, 
Maryland. The James Goddard Memo- 
rial award was made to Rchard 0. 
White, of College Park, Md. 

The Sigma Phi medal was awarded 



Revised Track and Field Records 

da h U. W. LoriK lilOT ."> 2-6 seconds. 

BO-yd. da h II. <'. Bj - 5 2-5 Beconds. 

60-yd. di t. Robert Quinn 1928 5 2-6 Beconds. 

Edward Quinn 1984 6 '-•-.". Beconds. 

da fa Karl Widmj ■ 6 2-5 seconds. 

Earl Widmyi 8 4-6 sea 

220-yd. daafa Henri Matthews ..1926 21 2-5 seconds. 

Earl Widmyer ... 1984 21 2-6 seconds. 

Warren Evans I 2-6 Beconds. 

Coleman Headley 1 minute 59 Beconds, 

Carlton Neunam 1925 1 minutes 81 1-6 Beconds, 

_' mile run 9.. 10 minutes in 8-6 Beconds. 

1984 22 feel 10% inches. 

Ill Earl Zulick feel 1" 4-6 inches. 

Chai • 12 feet 1 inch. 

red 11 8-8 inches. 
hurdli Robert I 8-5 Beconi 

mis. 

Bill <. ;'_■ inches. 

Bill <• 188 feel 10 Inches. 

. minutes 22 7-10 . 
l!"li Soi Penn Relaj 

■i Inuti econds 

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to Jesse Dale Patterson of Indian 
Head, Maryland. The Delta Delta Delta 
Sorority medal was awarded to Clari- 
bel Gertrude Pierson of Hyattsville, 
Maryland. The Dinah Berman Memo- 
rial medal was won by George \Y. 
Bixby of Washington, D. C. 

Military Prizes 

The "Governor's Cup" for best 
company was won by Company G, 
commanded by Cadet Captain Edwin 
Hubbard Lawton. Military Faculty 
Award to Cadet Lt. Col. Howard C. 
Turner. Best drilled soldier, Cadet 
Raymond Davis, Jr. Alumni cup and 
scabbard and blade saber to the best 
platoon and commander, First Platoon, 
Co. A., commanded by Lt. Edward W. 
Auld, Jr. The medal for highest gal- 
lery score in Third Corp Area, Fi 
Lt. Gordon H. Lvingston. 



Seven Graduates In One Family 

Probably never before in the history 
of the University is there another 
family with as many graduates of the 
University as that of Mr. and Mrs. 
Thomas H. White of College Park. 
In addition to Mr. White, who received 
his M. S. degree in 1915, after serving 
on the experiment staff for several 
years, there have been six sons who 
received degrees from the College 
Park Schools. Herbert White was the 
first, graduating in chemistry in 1911. 
He died in 1917 at Camp Gordon, 
Georgia, while a member of the U. S. 
Army. William H., '13, a graduate in 
entomology, is now chief of the Truck 
Crop Insect Bureau, U. S. Department 
of Agriculture. Albert, '14, completed 
his work in the College of Agriculture 
and is now superintendent, on the 
Eastern Shore, of the Ridgely substa- 
tion of the University's Experiment 
station. Robert, '10, a graduate of chem- 
istry, is now superintendent of the 
Armour Fertilizer plant at Cartaret, 
N. J. Charles E., a member of the 
class of '23, and also a graduate in 
chemistry, is now a professor in that 
department and has received his M. S. 
and Ph. D. degrees. He is also presi- 
dent of Phi Kappa Phi for the 
years 1934-35. Richard O., '34, 
the youngest of the family, completed 
the entomology course this year and 
expects to continue by taking gradu- 
ate work. The last two to graduate 
have been members of Phi Kappa Phi, 
the national honorary scholastic fra- 
ternity. Also the last three named 
have received the James Douglas 
Goddard Memorial Medal offered by 
his sister, Mrs. Anna K. Goddard 
•lames, to a student from Prince 
George's County for excellence in 
scholarship and moral character. 
Four of the six sons were on hand for 
the graduation exercises. A reunion 
supper was held at the home of the 
parents that evening. 



May 19 and 20 Southern Confen 

Duke University. Team third with HO 
points. Karl Widmyer first in 100 yard dash 
in 9.9 and second in 22": mile relay team 

onin. Archer. K. Son en and Evans) 

won in :i:2.'!.l ; R. Sonen second and Ar- 
cher fourth in 880 : Heels second in broad 
jump and fifth in low hurdles; Evans 
third in lin. Boucher tied for third in high 
jump. 



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Father And Son Receive Degrees 







GEO. W. NORRIS. Jr.. '31. and GEO. W. 19 



Mam Alumni On Hand 

For Annual Get-together 

'inmii from Page 1 ) 

-ineering Auditorium, following the 

mencement • -. with more 

than 100 Alumni present. At tJ:3(» the 

:nni supper was held in the Uni- 

sity dining hall with a program of 

rtainment and short talks by Dr. 

\. Pearson, president of the Uni- 

Henry Holzapfel, '93, member 

he Board of Regents, and several 

■nni. At '.< p. m. the Alumni dance 

ne senior class began in the Uni- 

:ty gymnasium. Dan Gregory and 

:>opular dance orchestra furnished 

the music. 

Annual Meeting 
he annual meeting several im- 
ant subjects were earnestly dis- 
-t-d. The Alumni Memorial Commit- 
recommended that th .ion 

h the senior class of 1934 and 
the campus a suitable memo- 
:lag pole, to commemorate the ac- 
of our former students. 
- appropriation was made out of the 
nini fund to which subscript: 
been made for this purji 
Probably the subject receiving the 
amount of d the 

verning the publishing of the 
-nd the collec - 

brought out 
that d • 

n memb. efficient 

ciation, I ontinue 

all 

with the hope that more will 
pay due- ar. 

The committee on plans for i 



coordinating the relationships of 
Alumni of the Baltimore and College 
Park schools presented a favorable 
report, recommending that the work 
be carried on. A comprehensive report 
was given by the committee on an 
Alumni medal to members of the 
senior class, which was approved and 
referred to the incoming board. 

Alumni Daj 
Considerable discussion was given 
the date for Alumni Day next year. 
A committee had given this careful 
study and recommended a Saturday 
earlier in the spring for the annual 
reunion. The association voted the 
first Saturday in May as the most 
suitable day. 

Following the regular order of busi- 
the nominating committee made 
report and the following officers 
were elected: J. Enos Ray, '92, presi- 
dent; T. B. Symons, '02, vice-president; 
H. S. Hoffecker, '14, representative of 
engineering; Minnie Hill, '23, repre- 
home economics. Mem- 
large: Maj. 0. H. Saundi 
'10, men; Josephine 

dford, '27, ing women. 

J. ! . iously served as 

ciation from 1902 

The meeting adjourned at 6:45, and 
dining hall for sup- 

upper many attended the 

in the ium, which 

midnight a D 

; . 

The foil- 

I W. Ha 

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George W . Norris And Son 
Receive Degrees On Same Da) 

Father ami sun received degrees 
from the University at the Commence 
meiit exercises this year. George w . 
ris, '19, received his Ma ter of 
Science degree in education while his 
son. George W., Jr., received a I!. S. 

in Engineering. Norris senior, entered 
the College Park schools of the I 

versity in 191 l only to have his college 
work interrupted by the World \\ ;ir. 

He entered the army and was sent to 

the University of .Maine as a Captain 

in the S. A. T. C. Following; the war 

he returned to Maryland and received 

his B. S. degree in agricultural educa- 
tion. He is now teaching and is also 

principal of a school near A.nnap< 
Maryland. "Pop," as he is known, got 

his M. S. by attending summer school. 



Bomberger, College Park, Md., Arthui 
Brown, Washington, I), c. Chai 

tington, D. C. ■'• w. Skinner, 

ington, M.I. 1896 W. T. S. Rollins, 
tington, I). ('.. Clifton K. Puller, Cumber- 
land, AM. l - '. ■ 7 Harry Gwinner, College Park, 
l-'.'- .1. Hanson Mitchell, Baltimore, 

Mil. 11 s. Marvin Peach, Hyattaville, Md., 

1). Groff, Owning! Mills, M.I. 1901 
Dick Whiteford, Whiteford, Md. 1902 .1. 
Darby Bowman, Rockville, M.I.. T. is. Symi 
College Park, Mil. 1904 A. W. Valentine, 
M.H.. Washington, I). ('.. S. B. Shaw, College 
Park, M.I., II. W. Bumside, Washingt 
D C. I'.mi:, W. ii mod Whit.-. Hyattsville, Md. 
Rev. J. Fletcher Showell, Hughesville, 
Mil.. J. J. T. Graham, Glendal L907 — 

John P. Mudd, Philadelphia, Pa., CI ! > B 
i. Baltimore, Md. 1908 H. B. Iloshall. 
College Park, Mil.. H. C. Byrd, E. I). Oswald, 
College Park, Md., W. A. S. Sommerville, 
Cumberland, Md. 1809 A. Claud Turner. 
Lusby, Mil.. C. E. Tauszky, Oak Hill. W. Va.. 
Car] i tburg, Md., V7m. R. '• 

lin, Port Chester, N. v.. Martin Koenig.Jr., 
imore, Md., T. D. Jarrell, Hyattesville, Md., 
Linwood O. Jarrell, Greensboro, Mil.. .1. Q. a. 
Holloway, Belle Rose, I.. I.. .1. Stanley <;<>r- 
Buch, Bel Air. Mil., H. M. Coster, Indian Head, 
Mil.. Ernest N. Cory, Campus., P. II. Dryden, 
Salisbury, Mil.. William Boyle, Piney Point, 
Mi]., John P. Allison, Petersburg, Va. 
1910 Sydney Stabler, Washington, 
(i. II. Saunders, Washington, I). ('.. Samuel 
I). Gray, Catonsville, Md., John Donald 
Washington, I). ('.. II. II. Allen, Baltimore, Mil. 

1911 I.. M. Sylvi m, D. ('. 

1912 W. B. Kemp. College Park. M.I.. W. 

M. Hillegeist, Baltin Mil. 1914 Prank 

Dunnington, silver Spring, Mil., II. S. Hof- 
fecker, Sp H. I :. Sin, 
Colli Mil. lin: Howard I'.. Wil 

Mi. Rainier, Md., Dowell .1. Howard, Win- 

■ r, Va., Horaci !:. 1 1 Mil. 

ire W. Md. 

1920 Geo. B. II"' iwn, Md.. 

w Clen- 
daniel, Bel Air. Mil. 1921 Wm. Paul Walker. 
College Park, Md., C. Waltei < ole, To 
M.I.. Billie Bland, Sparks, M.I. 1922 G. V. 
• ii. Champ. i Kohner, 

Pittsburgh, Pa w :, hlng- 

ton, I). ('.. Wm. I-. I ■,. Philadelphia, 

Pa. 1923 Charles E, White, College Park, 
M.I.. C. W. England, College Tail,. Mil. 
Mildred Blandford, l Md., Kirk 

M.I. 
1924 Herl l> i . 

R. (, 

W< t field, 
I 
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MARRIAGES 

Elizabeth Cain, d Harold 

Swift were married shortly 

r graduation. The honeymoon wan 

rip to Florida, then to the World's 

Fair and theme to Cambridge, Ma 

where they will live. Both intend to 

take graduate courses, Mi , Swifl al 
RadcluTe and Mr. Swift at Harvard. 

* • * 

Dorothy Lane, '88, and Aaron Fried- 
enwald, *&, were married in Washing- 
ton, June 8, 1934. The honeymoon 
■ motor trip to Atlantic City. 
They are making their home at 1630 
Linden Ave., Baltimore. 

* * * 

Alice Curry Nourse, "30, and I). Del- 
maa Caples, r 30, B. S., '34, M. D., ■■■ 

married .June 8 al the home of fhe 

bride in Dawsonville, Md. Following 

an extended honeymoon in the North- 
ern States the newlyweds will reside 
in Baltimore, where Dr. Caples will 
take his interne work at the University 
Hospital. .Mrs. Caples is a member of 
the Kappa Kappa (Jama Sorority and 

Phi Kappa Phi honorary fraternity. 



Kappas Unite 

Alice Brennan, '33, a Kappa Delta 
and Joseph Deckman, '31, a Kappa 
Alpha, were united in marriage June 
1. at noon by the Reverend Michael 
W. Hyle of Washington, D. C. The 
honeymoon was spent at Atlantic 
City. 

Both were very active in extra-cur- 
ricular affairs. Alice in the Diamond- 
back. Footlight and Dramatic Clubs 
and many girl affairs, while Joe was 
presidenl of his class, member of the 
engineering society, played lacrosse 
and football for four years, and made 
Phi Kappa Phi national honorary 
scholarship fraternity. They are now 
in Washington, D. C. 

* # * 

M. P.. (Mike) Stevens, '28, the 
former football flash, and Miss Helen 
Brook of Marlboro, Maryland, were 
married June 8, at the home of the 



bride. The newlyweds received the 
ovations of many of "Mike's" former 
schoolmates, J. E. Burroughs, Chief 
Beatty, Ed Christmas, Knocky Thomas, 
Don Adams, J. M. Bowling, Ed Satcher, 

Aubrey Wardwell, and the Bucheister 

brothers. Roger Whiteford, '28, 

"Mike's" classmate, was the best man. 
After an extended honeymoon to un- 
known points the couple will reside in 
v\ ashington, D. C. 



Vesta Lee Byrd, '83, and Mr. Robert 

Studar Can were married February 

.:. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 
Chevy Chase, Maryland. Mrs. Can- 
is the Bister of II. C (Curley) Byrd, '08. 
The 'airs are making their home in 
\\ ashington, D. C. 



BIRTHS 

Mr. and Mrs. Walter D. Bromley 
announce the an ival of Walter D. Jr. 
on May 7, 1934, weighing seven 
pounds. Mrs. Bromley was formerly 
Miss Katherine Baker, '2G, a member 
of the A. 0. Pi sorority and the Wo- 
men's Senior Honor Society. Walter 
is a former president of the Student 
Government Association in '25, and an 
"M" man in football for three years. 
They are living at Edgemont, Md. 
* * * 

Mr. and Mrs. II. Burton Shipley are 
the proud parents of Josephine Sterling 
born July 11, 1934, at the Homeo- 
pathic Hospital in Washington, D. C. 
Mrs. Shipley was formerly Miss 



Many Alumni On Hand 

For Annual Get-together 

{Continued from I'ayc 7) 
Park, Md., Robert I ee Evans, Washington, D. C, 
James I). Hock, Mt. Rainier, M<l., Mena Ed- 
mund- Bafford, Brooklyn, N. Y., 1930 — Doro- 
thea Freseman, Baltimore, Md., J. Donald Kief- 
fer, New York. N. Y. 1931 Mildred Kettler. 
Washington, D. C, Ruth L. Miles. Washing 
l). <\. Samuel .1. Sugar, Washington, D. C. 
Mary Crumb, Washington, I). C, J. R. 
Beall, Washington, D. C. 1938 Hasslii 
Harry E.. Baltimore, Md.. Marie E. Hull. Union 
Bridge, Mil.. Sannye Hardiman, Baltimore, Md, 



Miriam Sterling of the Eastern Shore 
of Maryland and is a golf player of 
prominence about Washington. Mr. 
Shipley is the well-known "Ship" to 
his classmates of '14 and the many 
athletes and followers of athletics 
at Maryland for the past twelve years. 
The Shipleys reside in College 
Heights. 



PERSONAL 

Chesser Gained Promotion 
Carolyn Sue ('hesser, '30, a product 
of the Eastern "Sho" and a member 
of the Kappa Delta Sorority, has made 
rapid progress since graduation. She 
entered the Home Economics Depart- 
ment of the Potomac Electric Power 
Co. of Washington, later to become 
the assistant director of the depart- 
ment. Recently when the Electric In- 
stitute of Washington was organized 
Carolyn was given the appointment 
as director of the Home Economics 
Department of the Institute. 
* * * 

Sarah L. Morris, '24, president of 
her class by election in 1981, has 
moved to New York and will be secre- 
tary to the special Counsel for the 
Celanese Corporation. Sarah has al- 
ways lived in Hyattsville so she will 
not be startled by the bright lights of 
New York City. 



Mudd Talks To Seniors 

Former president of the Alumni 
Association, John P. Mudd, '07, and 
Maj. L. M. Silvester, president of 
"M" Club, gave talks at the Senior 
Class banquet, held May 31, at the 
Kennedy-Warren, as a part of the 
June W r eek program. 

***** 

Congratulations To Horace M. Davis 

Congratulations to Horace M. Davis 
upon having reached his eightv-third 
birthday, June 11, 1934. A family 
reunion in his honor was held at the 
home of his son, Frank I. Davis, of 
Poolesville. Maryland. 



Maryland Alumni News 



l diversity of Maryland 

College Park, Maryland 



Maryland Alumni News, issued month- 
ly by the University of Maryland, 
at College Park, Md., as second- 
class matter under the Act of Con- 
gress of August 24, 1912. Vol. V, 
No. 1, June-July, 1934. 



Uiss Grace Barnes, 
Librarian, 
Campus. 



U 



MARYLAND ALUMNI NEWS 



COLLEGE PARK. MD. 




VOL. V 



AUGUST, 1934 



No. 2 



Candidates For Congressional Reelection 




STEPHEN W. GAMBRILL, '92 

For the sixth consecutive time Hon- 
orable Stephen W. Garnbrill, '92, is a 
candidate for re-election to the United 
States Congress. He was first elected 
to Congress in 1925 to fill the unex- 
pired term of the late Honorable Syd- 
ney Mudd. Undoubtedly faithful and 
efficient service gained for him his re- 
election each time since then. 

Mr. Garnbrill entered the Maryland 
culture College in 1889, graduat- 
ing with a scientific degree in the 
s of 1892. During his college 
days he was active in many student 
affairs and especially in athletics, be- 
ing a member of the first football 
team to be organized at the College 
Park Schools. 

Following his graduation, he began 
the study of law at Columbia Univer- 
sity (now George Washington Uni- 
. graduating in 1897, and in 
the same year was admitted to the 
Maryland Bar and began the practice 
of law in Baltimore. 

itical endeavors were 
in 1920 at which time he was elected 
to the Maryland House of Representa- 
tives, to which he was re-elected in 

{Continued on Page *) 



HON. T. ALAN (,OLi>Si»oKwi «.ii. 
Law, "01 

Honorable Thomas Alan Goldsbor- 
ough, Law '01, U. S. Congressman 
from the First Congressional District, 
has announced his candidacy for re- 
election for the seventh consecutive 
time. 

He began the practice of law follow- 
ing his graduation in '01, at Denton, 
.Maryland, where he built up an ex- 
cellent practice. In 1904 he was 
elected state's attorney for Caroline 
County, serving for four years. Dur- 
ing the World War he was head of 
the Y.M.C.A. and United War Work 
campaign for his county. 

Congressman Goldsborough was 
first elected to Congress in 1921. He 
is a Democrat and resides at Denton, 
Maryland. 

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CANDIDATES FOR JUDGE 
LEWIS W. LAKE, '96 

Candidacy for the Supreme Bench 
of Baltimore has been announced by 
Lewis W. Lake, '96, prominent lawyer 
of that city. He is the son of the late 
Levin Lake, a colonel in the Confed- 
erate Army, and a native of Baltimore 
City. 

Lake entered the College Park 
Schools of the University in 1892, 
then known as the Maryland Agricul- 
tural College, as did his brother Levin 
Lake, now of Cleveland, Ohio. Follow- 
ing his schooling at College Park he 
took up law at the University Law 
School in Baltimore and was admitted 
to the Bar in 1906. 

Hunting and fishing are his particu- 
lar delights. He is also an active 
member of many fraternal orders in 
Baltimore City. 

He married the former Miss Mar- 
garet A. Meyers, and they reside in 
Baltimore. 

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I.I.U IN T DM KERSON, *98 

Edwin T. Dickerson, D8, formerly 

of Dickerson, Montgon mty, 

Md., ha- announced his candidacy for 
Judge of the Supreme Bench of Balti- 
more; Mr. Dickerson, also a graduate 

{Continued on Page 4) 




WILLIAM P. COLE, '10 

Honorable William P. Cole, Jr., '10, 
familiarly known to all University of 
Maryland Alumni as "Bill" Cole, and 
at present United States Congressman 
has announced his candidacy for re- 
election this fall. Following his grad- 
uation from the Maryland Agricul- 
tural College in engineering in 1910 he 
entered the University's Law School in 
Baltimore. Upon his completion of the 
course he was admitted to the practice 
of law in 1912. He immediately open- 
law offices in Towson, Maryland, his 
home town, where he built up an ex- 
cellent law business and became one 
of the leading members of the bar. 

After having served in several pub- 
lic offices in his county he became a 
candidate for the United States Con- 
gress in 1926 and was elected He 
was, however, defeated for re-election 
during the Republican landslide in 
n he became a candidate 
in 1930 and was elected by a large 
majority, and in 1932 was re-elected 
by an even larger majority. 

In addition to the many prominent 
offices he has held during his lif< 

was appointed b; not Albert ( '. 

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Maryland Alumni News 

Maryland Alumni News, iaaued monthly by 
ihr Univaraity of Maryland at College Park, 
aa •routid-claaa matter under the Act 
of Concraaa of Auguat 24. 11U2. 

Pollock. Ed 

(i i:.< an inj ( Editor 

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 
.1. ENOS i; \v. - '.'ii PresidU nt 

OhUlom, Md. 

T. i:. Symons, '02 Pi ■ aid* «t 

Park, Md. 

; ■'. I'm i ock, '23 See.-Tn usurer 
CoUece Turk. 

ALUMNI BOARD 

[NoU— Tha officer* named above are also members of the 

Alumni Hoard.) 
C WALTER COLE. "21 Arts and Sciences 

PRANK KER, '11 KnKineering 

I HAS. W. SYLVESTER. '08 Education 

H. B. DERRICK. 17 Agriculture 

MINNIK BILL, J '■ Home Economics 



Members At Large 
JOSEPHINE BLANDFORD. '27. Women's Rep. 
O. EL SAUNDERS, '10 .Men's Representative 

Alumni Association Annual Dues $2.00 

.Minnie Hill Resigns 

From Alumni Board 

Owing to her health, Minnie Hill, 
elected to the Alumni Board at 
the annual meeting of the Alumni 
ociation, has resigned. In her 
resignation, Miss Hill, said, "It is 
indeed with deep regret that it is 
necessary for me to resign my election 
to the Alumni Board. However, the 
honor accorded me is gratefully ap- 
preciated." 

By request of the nominating com- 
mittee, the Alumni Board has con- 
firmed the appointment by President 
.1. Enoa Ray, of Mis. Helen Beyerly 
Babich, '27. of Philadelphia, to fill the 
vacancy left by the resignation of 
Miss Hill. Mrs. Ilabich, a member of 
the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority 
and very active in many extra-curricu- 
lar activities, has accepted the ap- 
pointment and will represent the Col- 
lege of Home Econom 

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Alumni In The 

Episcopal Ministry 

.ir as it is known at the present 
time there arc live Alumni in the Pro- 
mt Episcopal Ministry. They are: 
i Joseph Fletcher, '76, ('anon 
in the Washington Cathedral; Rever- 
end Edward 1>. Johnson, '1)2, A. B., D. 
1).. Rector of St I lunch, An- 

napolis .Mil.; : d Harry S. Cobey, 

Ml. B. S., Rector of St. Paul's church, 
Albany. Ga.; R . erend -I. Fletcher 
Showed, 'or,. B. S., Rector of Trinity 
He .Md., ami Reverend 
P. Plumley, '2'.'. A. B., Rector 
Church, Mt. Rainier, Md. 
i end Fletcher 

• i in the al Minis- 

p to Hawaii. 

., nephew who 



Nichols Medal Awarded 

To H. C. Sherman, '93 

Henry ('. Sherman, '!»:!, Mitchell 
Professor of Chemistry at Columbia 
1 Diversity, received the William H. 
Nichols Medal of the New York sec- 
tion of the American Chemical So- 
ciety at a dinner in his honor at The 
mists' Chili, held March !(. The 
award was made to Dr. Sherman for 
his work, showing that "chemistry, 
through nutrition, may raise the level 
of positive health and increase the 
average length of life." 

Victor K. I.a.Mer, chairman of the 
jury of selection, presented the medal. 
Declaring that Dr. Sherman had 
raised the study of vitamins from an 
an to a science, he said: "By dis- 
covering and popularizing in the best 
sense of the word knowledge about 
chemistry of foods, you enable the 
individual to control his own health 
for his own best interest in a way 
which has never been possible before." 
Lafayette B. Mendel of Yale Univer- 
sity and C. A. Browne of the Bureau 
of Chemistry and Soils, U. S. Depart- 
ment of Agriculture, also spoke in 
praise of Dr. Sherman's work. An 
unusually large crowd (more than 
400) was present. 

Sherman's interest in chemistry be- 
gan under Dr. H. B. McDonnell, pro- 
fessor of chemistry of the Maryland 
Agricultural College now the College 
Park schools of the University, where 
he began as a student in 1889. While 
a student he did not devote his entire 
time to studies as he was a member 
of the first football team at the Col- 
lege Park schools. 

Following graduation in 1893 he 
continued his work in chemistry at 
Columbia University w-here he re- 
ceived his Master's degree in 1896 and 
his Doctor's degree in 1897. He is 
now head of the Chemistry Depart- 
ment at Columbia. 

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Peach, '00, Vice-President 

State Bar Association 

S. Marvin Peach, '00 and Law '04, 
was elected vice-president of the Md. 
State Bar Association at their annual 
convention held recently in Atlantic 
City. For many years Mr. Peach has 
been a prominent lawyer in Prince 
George's County and has also been 
a delegate from his county to the 
State Legislature. He makes his 
home in Hyattsville, Md. 

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(]| Before you can discipline others 
successfully you must discipline your- 
self. 



I-- also a graduate of the University of 
Maryland, W. W. Cobey, '30, whose 
fathei d, was a member of the 

class of '01. 

rend Plumley, formerly a letter 

man in track, keeps active in the sport 

by coaching the boys of Mt. Rainier 

High School. 

d Showell was on hand for 
the Alumni Reunion. 



Leland Worthington, '25 

Receives World War Medals 

Formal presentation of awards won 
by Leland Worthington for conspicu- 
iii two wars was made at 
the annual Military Day this past 
spring. His record of service includes 
the World War, the Mexican border 
service and seven months with the 
army of occupation. 

The awards received were the Order 
of the Purple Heart, with the Oak 
Leaf Cluster, for two wounds received 
in combat; the Verdun Medal, for 
participation in the Verdun offensive; 
and the Mexican border service medal. 
Worthington took part in the St. 
Mihiele Drive, the battle of Meuse- 
Argonne, and the battle of Grande 
Montagne while overseas. 

Lee at the present time is an in- 
structor in agricultural education at 
the University and a member of the 
faculty at the Hyattsville High School. 
His family connections with the Uni- 
versity date back to the chartering 
days when Nicholas B. Worthington, 
his greatgrandfather, was one of the 
organizers of the College Park schools 
of the University. 

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Dickey Poultry Farm 

In the valley of the mountains in 
the state of Washington we find P. S. 
Dickey, '07, a former engineering 
student, now owner and operator of 
prominent "Dickey Poultry Farm." 
Locating his whereabouts was the 
results of the visit by John T. Brad- 
dock and T. Elgie Riggs, of the class 
of 1882, last spring. Both Braddock 
and Dickey are residents of Puyallup, 
Washington, and have been friends 
for sometime. Dickey himself came 
east in 1927, on which trip he visifed 
the Campus and his remarks were: 
"I found the changes startling." Due 
to this visit he persuaded Braddock 
to visit the old Campus the first time 
in 50 years. 

Dickey whose address was unknown 
for sometime went west in 1918 to be- 
come engaged in his new pursuit 
about which he writes as follow: 
"After following engineering pur- 
suits for many years, I have found 
the work I love and am happily lo- 
cated." His success as a poultryman 
has been recognized by the State Col- 
lege of Washington which presented 
him with a certificate of merit this 
year. 

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Dr. Sterling Heads Department 

Dr. Susanne Sterling, '29, M.D. '31, 
has been appointed in charge of the 
Obstetrical Department of the Balti- 
more City Hospital. Dr. Sterling 
came to College Park in 1925 from 
Crisfield, Md., and registered for a 
pre-medical course. She entered the 
University's Medical School in 1927, 
graduating in 1931. Dr. Sterling 
was previously with the Union Memo- 
rial Hospital of Baltimore in the 
same capacity. 

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<f By the time a man has learned how 
to handle money, he's lost it all. 



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1933 Line Almost intact; 
Backfield Talent Capable 

Bj Vf. H. ("BUT) M(U 1 1 i 

JOHN K. (JA( K) FABER h.. 
sumed the role of head football 
. h at Maryland. His aide-de-camp 
is Charles LeRoy Mackert, who will bo 
chief line mentor. They will actually 
■n the job on Labor Day. Septem- 
ber ■'!. when 45 aspirants are due to re- 
port at College Lark for the start oi 
practice for the 1934 campaign. 

Both are .Maryland products ami 

well known to most of the old gnuls, es- 

illy those of recent years. Jack 

riology as his main job 

at the University, aiul also coaches 

ball. Mack is doing a big task well 
in handling: Maryland's physical edu- 
cation department. 

With 15 of the 21 letter winners 
of 1933 due to bo back, two who won 
their insignia in 1V32, but who did not 
play last season, again available, and 
. talent, especially back- 
field men. coming up from last fall's 
freshman squad, the football outlook 
is encouraging. 

Line Almost Intact 

Maryland had to rebuild last fall. 
cially its line, which wound up the 
I season in impressive style. This 
forward wall, which at the finish in- 
cluded five sophomores, will be intact, 
with the exception of Tom Webb, 
center, who left school at the start of 
the second semester in February. 

Otherwise, the only casualties 
among the regulars were Buckey 
Buscher. great defensive back, and 
:s Benner. clever ball-toter and 
pass-receiver. All of the other let- 
ter men to graduate were reserves. 
■ land regulars and near-regu- 
lars due to be on hand are: 

Louis Ennis and Bernie Buscher, 
ends; Ed Minion and Charles Calla- 
han, tackles: John Simpson and 
Brooks Bradley, guards; Dick Nelson, 
Widnv George 

Sachs and Charles Yaeger, backs. 

These, with Webb, Buckey Buscher 
and Benner, played most of Mary- 
land's football in 1933 and it was a 
capable outfit, particularly the line, 
in its last two games. 

Other letter men left from 1933 are 
Harry Gretz, center, who ably backed 
up Webb; William Garrott, and Luther 
Goldman, guards, and Carl Stalfort, 
tackle. 

Sothoron. Farrell Ready 

Norwood Sothoron, a fine all-around 
back, who was kept out last year by 
an appendicitis operation, and Al 
Farrell. a big tackle, who was out of 
school for the fi: : all, 

are the ter men who will re- 

sume grid action. 

Bill Andorka, a 170-pounder, who 
ineligible last season, indicated in 
spring practice that he will be a 
worthy successor to Webb at cei 
and a number of backs from the 1 

hman outfit showed to such ad- 
vanage as to give hope for a couple 

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Will Direct Varsity Gridiron Squad 





JACK FABER 



ROY M \( KERT 



Ma rv lands li>:$4 Footis all Squad 



me Pus. 

'Louis Ennis end 

•Bernie Buscher end 

(Robert Campiglio end 

•Ed Minion tackle 

•Charles Callahan tackle 

•Carl Stalfort tackle 

Al Farrell tackle 

•Tom McLaughlin tackle 

Joe Coulehan tackle 

Arthur Buddington tackle 

•John Simpson guard 

•Brooks Bradley guard 

•Luther Goldman. ...guard-center 
•William Garrott guard 

Stewart McCaw guard 

Bernie Cummings.. ..guard-center 

: William Andorka center 

•Harry Gretz center 

•Dick Nelson back 

•Earl Widmyer back 

•Joe Crecca back 

•George Sachs back 

'Charles Yaeger back 

• Norwood Sothoron back 

Brady Smith back 

Clifton Byrd back 

Lyman McAboy back 







Yrs. on 


wt. 


Ht. 


Age Sq. 


188 


5-11 


20 


2 


173 


6 


20 


2 


176 


6 


20 


1 


194 


5-11 


21 


2 


197 


6-2 


20 


2 


192 


6 


20 


2 


204 


6 


22 


2 ( 


214 


5-10 


21 


2 


190 


6 


22 


2 


216 


6 


19 


2 


185 


-. - 1 1 


22 


3 


204 


6-1 


22 


2 


162 


5-9 


24 


3 


170 


5-6 


20 


2 


175 


6-1 1 


25 


3 


163 


5-11 


21 


2 


173 


6 


20 


1 


156 


5-10 


20 


2 


170 


5-11 


21 


3 


170 


5-10 


21 


3 


160 


:>-io 


22 


3 


191 


5-9 


21 


2 


186 


6 


21 


2 


158 


5-11 


22 


3 


142 


5-9 


19 


2 


155 


5-9 


20 


2 


160 


5-10 


21 


1 



N. J. 



From 
Long Branch, N. J. High 
Western High, D. C. 
Milton, P:i. 

Barringer High, Newark, 
Loyola High, Baltimore. 
Baltimore City College. 
Gonzaga High, D. C. 
St. John's Academy, Wis. 

(Home, Woodbridge, N. J.) 
LaSalle Inst., Cumberland Md. 
Hyattsville, Md., High. 
Tech High, D. C. 
McDonough School, Baltimore. 
Tech High, D. C. 
Central High, D. C. 

(Home, Knoxville, Md.) 
East High. Rochester, N. Y. 
St. John's School, D. C. 

(Home, Chevy Chase, Md.) 
Lorrain, Ohio. 
Tech High, D. C. 
Tech High. D. C. 
Hagerstown High, Md. 
Barringer High, Newark 
Tech High. D. C. 
Baltimore City College. 
Charlotte Hall. Md. 
Baltimore City College. 
Hyattsville High, Md. 
Eastern High, D. C. 



N.J. 



•Won letter in 1938. tWon letter in 1932 but did not play last fall. Farrell was out of 
school for a semester and Sothoron was kept from playing by appendicitis operation.! 
jAndorka and Campiglio attended East Libertv Teachers of West Virginia, a junior 
college, a year before coming to Maryland last September and were ineligible to play with 



the 1933 Old Line freshmen. 



FROM 1935 FRKSHMAN SQUAD 



Pos. Wt. Ht. Age 

Villis end 190 6-5 20 

Robert Lenzen end 186 6 18 

Charles Zulick end 182 6 19 

John Birkland tackle 180 6-2 23 

Edward Quigley tackle 208 5-11 19 

William Edwards guard 218 5-8 19 

Walter Schaar guard 175 5-8 20 

William Mitchell guard 270 6-2 19 

Harrv lard-center 157 5-5 19 

Edward Fletcher, guard-center 183 6 20 

Jack Stonebraker back 150 5-11 20 

an Headley back 170 5-11 20 

William Guckeyson back 180 6 19 

Charles Ellinger back 170 0-11 20 

Bdmond Daly back 185 5-9 22 

John Gormley back 190 5-10 19 

Robert Mathis back 146 6-8 18 

Charles Keller back 185 5-11 18 



From 
Newark High, Del. 
Baltimore City colli'/.-. 
Houtzdale, Pa. 
Clifton High. N. J. 
Gonzaga High. D. C. 
Tech High, K < 
Teen High. D. C. 

Friends School, Baltimore 
Western High. D. C. 
Tech High, i» C 

Md. 

Hargrave .Military Academy. 

i Hon I'ark 

Bethesda Higb.Md. 

Baltimore City < 
IV, |,li,. I r , t 

i II, .in.-. College I'ark 
High, i' ' 
inter High, Md. 
Ifiddletown High, Md. 



M.l i 
Md.) 



•Willi-, played on th, 

rm. 



1982 freshman but was out of Maryland tbi ■•! th. 



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Stephen W. GambrilL. ' l xi 

ri'nun/ frtn 

\'j-2-2. in L924 he wi d to the 

;' the State Legislature. 

in the interest of the 

people have been laudatory in every 
way and be has gained the 
and confidence of the majority of 
citizens <>f the ">th Congressional Dis- 
trict. He is .1 l ii mocral and resides 

at Laurel. Mar) land. 

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Edwin T. Dickerson, *!»s 

.'line '/ fritm law 1 > 

of the University's Law School, i 

prominent lawyer of Baltimore. His 
many years of eminent service in the 
judicial circles has won for him the 
pert and plaudits of many friends. 
His law offices are now located in 
the Calvert Bldg., Baltimore, Md. 

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William P. Cole. '10 

(Continual from /'«<;« ]) 

Ritchie, to the Hoard of Regents of 
his Alma Mater in 1931. 

The University recognizes him as 
one of her distinguished Alumni and 
outstanding public servants who un- 
dertake only those things in which 
are embodied the highest ideas and 
are for the best interest of the people. 

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1933 LINE \ I. MOST INTACT; 
B ICEFIELD TALENT CAPABLE 

(Continued from Page 3) 

of capable quartets to carry on ably 
in the difficult 1!»."> 1 schedule. 

Most promising of the rookie backs 
are Bill Guckeyson, Coleman Headley, 
Jack Stonebraker, Charlie Ellinger, 
Edmond Daly, John Gormley, and Bob 
Mathias. 

Robert Lenzen, end; John Birkland, 
and Edward Quigley. tackles; Charles 
Zulick, Bill Edwards, and Bill Schaar, 



guards, and Edward Fletcher, center. 

the leading recruit linemen. 

Reserve Ends Needed 

With its line problem pretty well 

solved by L93S developments, and 

more liackfield talent than usual, 
though much of it Deeds experience. 

Faber and Blacker! appear to have the 
most difficult task in finding reserve 
ends. 

With Widmyer, the "fastest human" 
playing football, Headley, Guckeyson, 
Sothoron and Mathias, all speed-mer- 
chants, Maryland doubtless could pick 
a relay team that would be tough for 
any football quartet in the country 
to outrun. 

Xelson, Widmyer, Crecca and Guck- 
eyson are able kickers, the first named, 
Sachs, Stonebraker and Sothoron are 
capable passers, and there appears to 
be ample ball carrying and defensive 
ability in the backfield array. 

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PERSONALS 

E. S. Thompson, '27, chairman of 
the Schenectady section of the Ameri- 
can Society of Mechanical Engineers 
and also a director of the Edison Club, 
is now in the Mercury Power Sta- 
tion section of the General Electric 
Company, and has recently completed 
the design of a Mercury Power Unit 
Plant which is operating in the 
Schenectady factory. 

* * * * 

W. F. Korff, '27, is engaged in re- 
search work for the Mercury Power 
Station section of the General Electric 
Co. He is in charge of the operation 
of the new Mercury Unit Power Plant. 

* * * * 

A. G. Prangley, '25, is a patent at- 
torney with the General Electric Co. 

in Schenectady. 

* * * * 

Grace Ripple, '27, is with the Na- 
tional Geographic Society in charge of 
their food department. While a stu- 



dent she was very active in women's 
affairs and athletics. 

* * * * 

James M Burns, '11, former presi- 
dent of the "M" Club, is now with the 
Huerich Brewing Co. as special repre- 
sentative in the wholesale department. 
At the present time he is surveying 
the Southern States for the expan- 
sion of distributors. 

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MARRIAGES 

Francis Louise Gunby, '28, Salis ■ 
bury, Md., went to the Canal Zone two 
years ago as nutrition worker in the 
Gorgas Hospital. There she met 
Robert Aldridge Getman, of Virginia, 
and they were married in Balboa, 
Panama, in May, 1934. They returned 
to the U. S. this summer on their 
honeymoon. 

Another commencement will occur 
for two members of the class of '33. 
Dorothy Simpson, of A. O. Pi, and 
Jdhn T.Doyle, of Phi Sigma Kappa, are 
to be married in California during the 
summer. In fact, when this was 
written, Dorothy was on her way to 
the Coast to meet John, where he is 
employed by a national oil company. 

ARE YOUR DUES PAID? 

BIRTHS 

Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Sterling, of 
Washington, D. C, announced the ar- 
rival of Mary Ann, born June 26. Mr. 
Sterling is a member of class of '20. 

* * * * 

Word has arrived from Detroit, 
Michigan, that Mr. and Mrs. Watson 
I. Ford have another girl, born June 
17, 1934, and has been christened 
Carol Louise. Louise has a sister, 
Patricia Anne, who is now four years 
old. Mrs. Ford was formerly Miss 
Louise Behring, '27, and a member of 
the A. O. Pi sorority. Mr. Ford, '25, 
belonged to Sigma Phi Sigma frat. 



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Maryland Alumni News 



University of Maryland 
College Park, Maryland 



Maryland Alumni News, issued month- 
ly by the University of Maryland, 
at College Park, Md., as second- 
class matter under the Act of Con- 
gress of August 24, 1912. Vol. V, 
No. 2, August, 1934. 



U iss Grace Barnes, 

Librarian, 
Campus. 



U 






MARYLAND ALUMNI NEWS 



(Oil I i.l P \KK. Ml). 




VoU 



SEPTEMBER, 1934 



No. 3 



Hon. J. Enos Ray, 92, 

Was Eminent Leader 

dent of the Alumni Association and 
a member of the class of 1892, died 

. 10, at his homo in Chillum, Bid. 

Mr. Ray was an eminent citizen and 

outstanding leader in political anil 

endeavors of the State, county 

and community. At the time of his 

h he was collector of Internal 

Revenue, chairman of Democratic State 

tral Committee, president of Prim." 

Bank and Trust Company of 

Hyattsville. Hd., and senior member 

of the law firm of Ray and Keefer. 

Member Of General Assembly 

his life has boon spent in 

public service, during which many 

been accorded him by the 

le of the State and County. In 
he was elected to the General 
mbly of Maryland, and four years 
later was made a speaker of thj 
House. In 1912 he was appointed 
te Auditor and later became chair- 
man of the State Tax Commission. 

He has been a life long resident of 
Prince George County, born and raised 
on the Ray Estate at Chillum. He 
a member of the Emory Methodist 
Church of Brightwood and active in 
the work of the Masonic and Eastern 
Star organizations, and a member of 
the Grange. 

II. ;ation In '02 

Mr. Ray entered the College Park 

Schools at the age of 14, graduating 

h an A. B. degree in the class of 

•ived the degree 

of LL.M. in law from Georgetown 

In and in l'J06 had conferred 

n him the degree of Master of Arts 

\lma Mater. He was elected 

president of the Alumni Association 

in 1902, serving for two years. 

He leaves an enviable recoi 
service to the people of this Sti 
county and community, and has always 
been active in the Alumni Association, 
seldom missing an Alumni Day. 

He is survived by his widow. Mrs. 
-el S. Ray. a brother, Alf 
of Takoma Park, and a 
Gertrude Schulz, of Bethesda. 

Funeral services were held Septem- 
ber 14, at the Emory Methodist Church, 
of Brightwood. Washington, I» 
interment was made in R 
k cemetery. 



Former President of Alumni Association 



isr4 




1934 



I'm: Late J. Enos Ray 



IN MEMORIAM 

The Alumni Association has sufl 
the loss, through death, of one of its 
eminent Alumni. J. Enos Ray, a mem- 
ber of the class of 1892 and twice 
president of the Alumni Association, 
leaves an enviable record. He has 
stepped from the midst of controversy 
and taken his place among the im- 
mortals, against whom no man can 
speak. There is a sudden and loyal 
silence throughout all the hosts, for 
no man has l>oen more a part of every 
man in the State than J. Enos Ray. 

He had a public mind and gave him- 
self to the service of the people with 
singleness of purpose that will be an 
inspiration to the younger generatons. 
None will go from the midsl of the 
living and leave a sense of deeper 
personal loss than this splendid man, 
this impetuous companion who has b 
tched by death from the intin 
affection of his many frieni 

The Alumni A n deeply 

grieves the loss of their president, a 

.ted and loyal Alumnus and ta 
this occasion to express condolence 
his bereaved family. 



Marylanders Are Outstanding 
Al R. O. T. C. Summer (amp 

When the final results of the R. O. 
T. C. Summer Camp at Fort Meade 
were compiled, it was found thai 
Maryland Boys had captured their 
share of the honors. Thirty-live mem- 
bers of the R. 0. T. C. unit from 
Maryland attended the course, which 
had a total enrollment of 450. Four 
who graduated in June, but had not 
attended a previous course, were given 
their O. R. C. Commissions. 

On the rifle range the Maryland 

iupe was one of the outstanding 

groups, finishing with an average of 

10 to 1595 belter than the company 
average. Maryland's outstanding stu- 
denl was Fairfax Walter, who was 
arded a gold medal for individual 
npany honors and was third men- 
tioned for the entire unit honoi 

"The general conduct of the Mary- 
land Boys was uniformly good and did 

iit to ti ■ 
Alvin C. Gillem commanding officer 
of the cou 



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monthly by 

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CH KS. W BYLVESTER, '08 Education 

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ii ii BAl NDERS, 'I" Men's Representative 

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College Park School 
Begin 75th Session 

This fall marks the seventy-fifth 
opening <>f the College Park Schools 
of the University. On October 5, 1859, 
the doors of the newly founded Mary- 
land Agricultural College were opened 
for students who were anxious to get 
ail education in scientific agriculture. 
Sixty students was the total opening 
enrollment, just one-tenth of the an- 
nual freshmen enrollment of today. 
***** 

Kelley Enters Politics 

More Alumni enter the political 
activities of Maryland. In Mont- 
gomery County. Thomas ('. Kelly, '2(5, 
manager <>!' the well known Pleasant 
Hill farms, is a candidate for Judge 
of the Orphans' Court. 

While in college he was quite active 
in student affairs, holding such offices 
as Editor of the Reveille and vice- 
president of the student Assembly. 
***** 

Hines, '00, Honored 
Major Prank B. Hines, '00, comman- 
der of the Chestertown .Medical Unit of 
the Maryland National Guard, was 
awarded the lifteen-year service medal 
this past summer during their annual 
encampment at Camp Ritchie, Md. 

Hines is a graduate of the College 

Park Schools in the class of '00, and 

the Medical School in 1904. Also his 

iik B. -Jr.. received his diploma 

in 1933, and at present Thomas B. 

Hini nephew of Dr. Hines and 

the sun of Thomas B. Hines. '05, is a 

• the University. 

***** 

William S. Hill, Jr., '27, is with the 

and lo- 
.l in the New York Offici II 
me in the famous Green- 
age. H in law ■■ 

w ashlngton I'm 
n 1931. 



FELLOW Am mm: Each fall one day 
is set aside for you to spend with your 
tinnier schoolmates and fellow Alumni. 

This day has been named Homecoming 

A time when you return to renew 
old acquaintances and hands are clasp- 
ed in friendship that has not 1 
dulled by intervening years. 

This fall, November 3, will be the 
eleventh fall reunion. The offi. 



of the Alumni Associaton and the "M" 
Club are arranging an attractive pro- 
gram of entertainment. Naturally 
utstanding attraction will be the 
all game with the University of 
Virginia in Byrd Stadium. 

Make your plans now to be on hand. 
A more detailed program will appear 
in the next issue of the News. 

— Editor. 



Among New Students 

Among the incoming freshmen there 

will be Lores R. Yourtee of Hagers- 
town, a grandson of one of Maryland's 
outstanding Alumni, the late Dr. -John 
P. Yourteo, of Washington County, a 
graduate of the Medical School in the 
class of 1866. 

Two other relatives also have re- 
ceived diplomas from the University, 
Dr. George W. Yourtee, who received 
his M.l). in 1903, and John Yourtee, a 
cousin, who graduated with honors in 
the College of Arts and Science in 
1933. 

Young Yourtee is the son of Mr. L 
B. Yourtee, a prominent lawyer of 

Hagerstown. 

* * * 

W. I). Groff, '00, former president 
of the "M" Club, and one of the most 
consistent attendants of Alumni gath- 
erings, will enter his son, W.D. Groff, 
Jr., in the College Park Schools this 
year. 

Young Graff's uncle, Guy B. Groff, 
is a graduate of the University Law 
School in 1903, and a prominent figure 
in the State of Washington, where he 
was State Senator for several years. 

Father, son and uncle visited the 
Campus prior to the opening of school. 

* * * 

Herbert K. Ward, '28, received his 
Ph.D. degree from the Penn State 
College in February, 1934. Ward had 
been at Penn State for several years 
on fellowship, during which time he 
was part-time instructor in Chemistry. 
His achievements in chemistry gained 
for him membership in the honorary 
Chemical Fraternity, Sigma Pi Sigma. 

He is now in the Research Depart- 
ment of the Kinderly Clark Corpora- 
tion, located at Appleton, Wis. 



Diamondback 

This notice is to call the at- 
tention of Alumni to the an- 
nual solicitation of the Diamond- 
back, the student paper for sub- 
scription. It affords an excell- 
ent opportunity to follow the 
current events of student ac- 
tivities and the up-to-date news 
on the athletic program. 

The subscription rate is $2.00 
per year, which will be taken 
care of by Bending your remit- 
tance either to the Did mondback 

or Alumni Office, College Park. 
Maryland. 



University Offers Winter Course 

A Winter School course will be 
K'iven at the University during the 
ensuing year under the auspices of 
the College of Agriculture and Home 
Economics. The course will open Jan- 
uary 7, and will extend for six weeks. 

The course has been designed to 
meet the needs of persons beyond the 
usual high school age who wish to 
continue their education and at the 
same time continue work at home 
with the least possible interruption. 
The time is short and comes at a sea- 
son when farm work and rural busi- 
ness are least pressing. 

The cost is small, and the course is 
intensive. For the sum of approxi- 
mately $75.00 a comprehensive study 
in various phases of Agriculture, 
Home Economics, and rural social 
study can be secured. Those attend- 
ing a definite planned program for 
four winters may procure a certificate 
of achievement. 

A special effort will be made to 
acquaint students with the applica- 
tion of the more recent scientific find- 
ings and to assist them in making 
contact with leaders in work in which 
they are interested. 

***** 

Anderson Made Board Chairman 

James A. Anderson, '04, has been 
made Chairman of the mechanical 
division of the new National Rail- 
road Adjustment Board. He was 
formerly shop superintendent of the 
Milwaukee Railroad Company, where 
he has been for the past 15 years. 

Anderson graduated from the Col- 
lege Park Schools of the University in 
mechanical engineering, and immed- 
iately began his profession as railroad 
engineer, which he has followed ever 
since. 

He is a product of the Eastern 
Shore and a member of the American 
Society of Mechanical Engineers. His 
present address is Milwaukee, Wis. 



Kessler, '21), Becomes Lawyer 

One of Maryland's outstanding stu- 
dents and athletes. Cordon Kessler, '2'.», 
has been made patent attorney for the 
Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation 
of New York. Gordon, the versatile 
quarter back of the gridiron, evidently 
knew what he wanted, for he took 
chemistry in college then studied law, 
and now both are combined in his 
latest affiliation. He can be located 
at ill Broadway, New York City. 



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Gridiron Optimism Grows 
As Team Is Being Moulded 

i;> \\. 11. ("BUI") hot 1 1 i 

Nne at Co , is complain- 

ing: over the football prospect. 
Pract i 'is have served only to 

confirm the early belief that the out- 
look is the brightest since that great 
1931 eleven. 

The old liners may lack a Shorty 

Chalmers, or a Boxey Berger, or an Al 

not have a lineman that 

up to some who played in 

that 1931 aggregation and on other 

-. but the material, quantity and 

quality considered, is superior to any 

that has been at College Park recently. 

the first time in many moons. 

it ever, Maryland really can boast of 

plent} 

* * * 

Even a good little man has a tough 
time making a reserve role this year. 
..- - illustrated by the fact that' Bill 
Gamut and LutherGoldman, two small 
guards who won their letter as subs 
ill, have been cavorting in the 
third string line. Bigger, and ap- 
parently, better boys are on hand. 
But, of course, the better angle has 
■ be proved. 

glance at the box that appears 
on this page will serve to illustrate 
just how the situation sizes up and 
give a line on the physical qualifica- 
tions of the players. Only one fly in 
intment may be noted. This is 
that only six of the 2i< players men- 
tioned really are veterans, eleven 
being juniors and the other dozen 
sophomores. Lack of experience may 
hurt somewhat at the outset, but 
under any circumstances Maryland 
should have a fine November eleven. 
The 14 linemen named in the first 
f forwards average 186 ',2 
pound- nan. and the 12 backs 

ge 171. with none scaling over 
good weight, in fact, 
almost ideal average poundage. 

Jack Faber and Roy Mackert are 

i with the boys and the players 

are pleased with their mentors. They 

are happy that Vice-President 

Hyrd is able to get around quite 

frequently, showing that Faber and 

Mackert will not lack the needed 

of the sage of the University. 

* * * 

land figured to use the game 
with St. John's on September i 

ng spot and will run into about 
as tough an assignment as it will face 
all year in meeting Washington and 
If that hurdle can 
be leaped, the Old Liners should be 
tuned up to be tough pickings to the 
finish. 

* * * 

Alumni should take note of the 
contents of the box giving the schedule 
and list of pi it is 

make Homecoming Day a 
air with all the trimming 
ime with Florida, in Baltimore, 
is a big objective and all are a 
to put a hand to the wheel. 
And if you warr 

>.u had 
act early. Sellouts are promised for 
both batt. 



How Old Line Grid Team Sizes Up 

HERE is how the two sets of old line forwards have been lining up in 
practice sessions at College Park with the outlook thai definite selec- 
tions for the various positions will not be made until alter two or three 
games have been played i 

FIRST MM Years on SECOND LINE Yeara on 

Nam* Pos, \\t. Bquad Nam.' \\ | Squad 

•Louis Knnis. I..-. 188 I Charlie Salter I.e. 180 : 

•Ed Mini, m l.t. 194 'J John Birkland U. 1 

•lirooks Mrndly L*. IOT 2 «A1 l-'arr. II 1 v . 208 2 

•Hill Andorka c IT" 1 Han 2 

•John Slmpaon r.u. 180 1 Charlie Zulick r.jr. 191 1 

•Charlie Callahan r.t. 188 2 •Carl Stalforl 191 2 

•Bernie Buaeher r.e. l?:s 2 Vie Willis r.e. L86 1 
•Letter men. 

Luther Goldman (165) and Bill Garrott (175), guards, who won their 

letter last year and Bill Edwards 218-pound soph guard, are the other 

forwards likely to break into the line-up. 



Maryland's dozen backs- -all capable — ai lows; 



Navio 



Years on 
Wt. Squad 



Yean on 

Wt. S<iuad 



•Karl Widmyer 166 3 

•Norwood Sothoron 168 3 

•Di.k Nelson 170 3 

•Joe Creeca 160 3 

•George Sachs 2 

•Charlie Yaejrer I - 2 
•Letter men. 



Name 

John Gormley l- 1 1 

Edmond Dab 188 1 

Hill Guckeyson 17. r > l 

nan Headley U'.s 1 

Charlie Ellinner 1 

Jack Stonebraker 150 1 



Widmyer, Nelson, Yaeger and Guckeyson are the kickers; the firat two 
named, and Creeca, Sachs and Stonebraker are the passers, and Gormley, 
Daly and Yaeger are the blocking backs. 



Freshman Grid Card 

October 12 — Virginia Fresh., at 
Charlottesville. 

October 20— Catholic U. Fresh., at 
College park. 

November 3 — Washington and Lee 
Fresh, at College Park. (10:30 A. M.) 

November 17— V.M.I. Fresh., at Col- 
lege Park. 

November 24 — Georgetown Fresh., 

at College Park. (In morning at 10: 
30). 



Hea^y Directs Freshman 

Al Heagy, 'Ml, football, basket-ball 

and lacrosse letter man, will be head 

coach of the Freshman footballers for 

the second year in a row. Heagy was 

one of Maryland's all-time ends and 

an ace in his other two sports. 

* * * * * 

Howard, '17, Is Rotary Head 

Dowell J. Howard, '17, supervisor 
of vocational educational in northern 
Virginia high schools, was recently 
elected president of the Rotary Club 
of Winchester, Va. 



Football Card And List Of Prices 

Following is the Maryland football schedule, with the time for starting 
the contests and the cost of tickets: 

September 29 — St. John's of Annapolis at College Park, 2:30. Tickets, $1. 
October 6 — Washington and Lee at Lexington, Va., 2:30. Tickets, $2. 
October 13 — U. S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, 2:30. Tickets, 40 cents. 

i Nominal price fixed by Navy which only recently made any charge for its home fames). 

October 20— Va. Tech at Norfolk, Va., Base Ball Pk., 2:30. Tickets, $1.65. 
October 27— Florida at Baltimore Stadium, 2:30. Tickets, $2. 
November 3 — Virginia at College Park, 2:30 — (Homecoming Day game) — 

Tickets, $2. 
November 10— Va. Military Institute at College Pk., 2:30. Tickets, $2. 
November 17 — University of Indiana at Bloomington, Ind. (Details not 

available.) 
November 24- -Georgetown at College Park, 2:00. Tickets, $2.20. Side- 
line boxes, $2.50. 
November 29 — (Thanksgiving Day) Johns Hopkins at Baltimore Stadi- 
um, 2:00. Tickets, $1.50. 

Alumni desiring tickets for the home game- and those in Annapolis. 
Norfolk and Baltimore may procure them through the Athletic Offli 
College Park. Money for the tickets must be remitted at the lime of the 
application, with a self-add tamped envelope enclosed. In case <|uick 

delivery al a special delivery Stamp should be added and for 

of delivery a registration stamp also may be put on the envelope. 



MARYLAND AMMNI NEWS 



ALUMNI WHO HAVE PAID THEIR DUES 



D. C. 

All. n. II II 

Y. 

M.i 

■ , i 
P., '81, Baltimore, Md, 

\N Va. 

•'• 

ip, Troul Run, 

Bland, Billii . '21, Ppark i, ltd. 

Park, Md. 
D Md. 

M.I. 
Park, M.i. 

ton, D. C. 
kville, M.I. 
Boyli Perrj Point, M.I. 

'18, Herndon, Va. 
. Arthur S ' bington, I). ('. 

th B., '82. Baltimore, 
Brown, It. S., '16, Easton, M.I. 
Brow ne, l 1 ... '22. Cherrydale, 

!. Mr. and Mrs., '26 '2">. Ligoi 
Pa. 

M W . '04, Washington, 1). C. 
Ilnrriit. Loren, 'IT. Washington, I). C. 
irgh, Pa. 
Paul (;.. '22. Allentown, Pa. 
Cairn.-. Chas. w . ■! i . s Coasl Guard, 
■ ('. 

"7. Tampa, Florida. 
• 
Carlin, John .1.. '05, Baltimore, lid. 

hington, I). C. 
Chichester, P. W., '20, Frederick, lid. 

'•'• i ■ kley, '21, Baltimore, Md. 
Coblentx, Edward P., '26, Catonsville, M.I. 
'21, Towson, M.I. 
Hon, W. P. Jr., '10, U. S. Cong 
Collins. II. K . '09, Crisfleld, M.I. 

II 11., '09, Indian Head, M.I. 
Crandi :. Chevy Chase, M.I. 

Crisp, A. if., 'ht. Baltimore, Md. 
Crumb '. Washington, D. ('. 

D., '24, College Park, Md. 
Davis, Horace M.. '71. Poolesville, Md. 

Dr. Leonard I.. '21, Baltimore, Md. 
George II.. '26, Baltimore, Md. 
Derrii B., '17. Towson. Md. 

Dickerson, Edwin T.. '98, Baltimore, Md. 
Donaldson, Calvin, '21, Laurel, Md. 
Donaldson, John, l». Washington, I). ('. 
Downey, Maylo S.. '27. Cumberland, Md. 
Dry. I. ii. I li.. '09, Salisbury, Md. 
Dnckett, John W., '1 ork City. 

Dunnington. Frank, '14, Silver Spring, 
Kdclen. (;. S., '96, Washington. D. C. 
Ends] larlington, Md. 

England, C. W., '28, College Park, Md. 
Geary, '20, College Park. Mil. 



Brdman, Dr. 1 • 

Edward B., '97, Omab, Neb. 
William II.. '26, Denton, Md. 

i. Mordecai 1 8, Washington, D I 
Faber, John E., '26, n k, M.i. 

II. C. 
ll. [shmann, W. E., '80, Baltimore, Md. 

Di oit, Mich. 
Fuller, Oil imberland, Md. 

Fusselbaugh, Wm. P., '22, Philadephia, Pa. 

G L., '24, Danville, III. 

b, Stanlej J., '09, Bel Air. Md. 
Groff, v rings Mill, m.i 

Graham, J. J. T.. '06, Glenn Dale, M.I. 

John B. Jr., '14, P] i ick, Md. 

Gray, John B., '14, Prince Frederick, Md. 
Gray, Samuel D., '10, Catonsville, Md. 
Gwinner, Harry, '.i7, College I'ark, M.I. 
Habick, Helen Beyerle, '27. Woodbury, N. J. 
Hala. William W., '06, M. D. Long Island 

City, N. Y. 
Harper, Charles II.. '07, Baltimore, Md. 

I, St. Augustine, Fla. 
Hawkins. Dr. Arthur ll '96, Cumberland, Md. 
Ilaz.n. U ' '88, Washington, 1). ('. 
Dr. Arthur ('.. Baltimore, Md. 
■ iBt, W. M.. '12. Baltimore, Md. 
llin.s. A. W.. '22, Washington, D. C. 
Hitch, Robert A.. '28, Washington, I). C. 
Hull, Marie E., '88, Union Iii-id««-. Md. 
Hoar, Robert E„ '29, Kidg.wood, N. J. 
Holloway. J. Q. A.. '09, Hell Rose. L. I. 
Hotter, An a Frederick, Md. 

Holzapfel, Henry. '98, Hagerstown, Md. 
HoshaU, H. B., '08, College I'ark, Md. 
Hough. Lieut. John F., '2"), Quantico. Va. 
Hunt. Dr. Harry. '96, Washington, D. C. 
Hyde. .1. F. 1!.. '75. Baltimore, Md. 
Jameson, George, '07, Washington, D. C. 
Jarrell. Linwood, nboro, Md. 

Jarrell, T. D.. '09, Hyattsville, M.I. 
Jones, Ceo. f.. 17, Washington, D. C. 
.lone-. Elgar Sherman. '81, Olney, Md. 
Juska, Edward, '26, Long Branch, N. J. 
K, lley, Thomas C, '26 Germantown, Md. 
Kieffer. Donald J., '.SO. New York City. N. Y. 
Kmnamon. Wm. J.. '80, Larchmont, N. Y. 
Koenig, Martin Jr., '09, Baltimore, Mil. 
Koons, Charles, '29, Washington, D. C. 
LeGore, Walter C. '08, LeGore, Md. 
Lines, William F., '32. Takoma Park. Md. 
I.inhardt. Charles Jr., '12. Baltimore, Md. 
Mallery, John P., 'IS, Willows, Md. 
Maslin, Wm. R.. '09, Port Chester. N. Y. 
Mathias. L. G.. '23. Hagerstown, Md. 
Mayer. Carl F„ '09, Frostburg, Md. 
Mayer. Capt. G. M„ '06. Fort Myer. Va. 
Mayo. Edmund C.. '04, Providence, R. I. 
McDonnell, C. C, '95. Washington, D. C. 
Metzger, Prof. .1. E., Campus. 
McFadden, Charles P., '26. Huntington, L. I., 

N. Y. 
McHenry, R. F.. '16, Cumberland, Md. 
Mitchell. J. Hanson. '98, Baltimore, Md. 



M.Manus, Dr. James P., '11, Bridgeport, Conn. 
Moore. Dr. John 1'.. '28, Bath N. V. 
Morgan, Dr. E. Ring, '21, Brooklyn, N. Y. 
Morris. Sarah K... '24, New York City. 
Mud. I. .1. P.. '07. Philadelphia. Pa. 

■ i, imp, Va. 
Nash. Preston M., '17. Washington, D. C. 
Newbarr, Dr. B. Bruce, '11, Los Angeles, 

Calif. 
Newcomer, Lionel E., '2(i, New York City, N. Y. 
Norris, G. W.. 'Is. Annapolis, Md. 
Norlham. Alfr.il .).. '22. Wilmington, Del. 
Oddo, Dr. Vin. i nl J.. '16, Providence, R. I. 
Oden, John. 'no. Brooklyn, N. Y. 
O'Neill, John T.. '31. Washington. D. C. 
Orwig. Robert II. Jr.. '32. York, Pa. 
Id, E. I.. 'Us. College Park. Md. 
Parker, Dr. A. A.. '06, Pocomoke, Md. 

>,. s. Marvin, '00, Hyattsville, Md. 
k, Wm. 'Hi. Philadelphia, Pa. 
Powell. Edwin E., '13, Towson, Md. 
Prienkert, Alma, '27, Cairn 
Quinn, Dr. John F., '06, Bridgeport. Conn. 
Radebaugh, A. D.. '14, Daton, Wash. 

ML '21, Baltimore. Md. 
Kay. J. Enoe, '!i2. Deceased. 
Seed, Ruth, '33, Baltimore, Md. 
Reichel, C. P., '88, Washington. D. C. 
i l has. H.. '2>;. Frederick, Md. 

Rollins, W. T. S.. '96, Washington. D. C. 
Rothgeb, R. G., '24, College Park. M.I. 
Rowe, Taylor P.. '21. Richmond, Va. 

i3. Frederick, Md. 
Sand.i--. Warrington R., '25, Washington, 

Sandler. Harrv N.. '09. Tampa. Fla. 
Saunders. O. H., '10. Army War College, D. C. 
Savard, Dr. H. O., '19, Baltimore, M.i. 
Scott. J. G., '22, Lansdowne, Pa. 
Sellman, R. Lee, '19, College Park. Md. 
Shaw. S. B.. '04, College Park. M.i. 
Shea. Dr. John. '11. Bridgeport. Conn. 
Sherman, Franklin. '.'7. Clemson.S. C. 
.'■'.how ell. Rev. J. Fetcher. '06, Hughesville, Mil. 
Silv.ster, I.. McD.. '11. Washington. D. C. 
Silvester, Dr. R. L., '08, Washington, D. C. 
Simmons, Larry D.. '23, Tulas, Okla. 
Skinner. W. W.. '96, Kensington. Md. 
Smith. Geo. F., '23. Brooklyn, N. Y. 
Smith. Kercheval E., '16, Baltimore. Md. 
Smith. Mrs. Mabel Nash. '25, Alexandria. Va. 
Somerville, W. A. S.. '08, Cumberland. Md. 

T. T.. 'in. Baltimore. Md. 
Stabler. S. S.. TO. Washington. D. C. 
Sterling, John C. '16, Newport News. Va. 
Sterling, W. F.. '20, Washington. D. C. 
Stevens. W. Elliott, '15, Long Island. N. Y. 
rer. Charles W.. '08, Baltimore. Md. 
Symons, T. B.. '02, College Park, Md. 
Stabler, N. S.. '15, Cossart, Pa. 
Tallev. Horace W.. '28, Washington. D. C. 
Tarbell. William E.. '24. Hillersville, Md. 
Taussky, C. E.. '09. Oak Hill. Va. 
To Be Continued 



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ly by the University of Maryland, 
at College Park, Md., as second- 
class matter under the Act of Con- 
gress of August 24, 1912. Vol. V, 
NO. 3, September, 1934 



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0< rOBER, 1934 



No. I 



HOMECOMING, SATURDAY, NOV. 3 




UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND'S VARSITY FOOTBALL SQUAD 

Left to right ifront row) — Walter Schaar, guard; Edmond Daly, fullback; Charlie Ellinger, hark; Hemic Huscher, end: Hill 
Andorka. center: Louiv Ennis. end: Charlie Keller, end. 

Second row — Charlie Yaeger. fullback: Koswell Bryant, end; Charlie /.ulirk. guard; Earl Widmyer. hack; C«ilcmnn Ileadley, 
hack: Norwood Sothoron. hack; Dirk N'clMin. hack; John Gormlcy. hack: George Sachs, hack; Lather Goldman, guard. 

Third row — Pete Chunihris, manager; Ed Fletcher, center: Jack t>tonehrakcr. hack; Bcrnie Cummings, end; Ed Qftlglty, tackle; 
Vic Willis, end: Robert Lenren. ruard • Bill Cuckeysnn baer*; BUI Edwards, cj::rd ; Tom McLaughlin, tackle; Hill Garrott, guard; 
Joe Crecca, back. 

Bark row — John Simpson. Guard: Carl Stalfort, tackle; Brookti Bradley, guard; John Birkland, tackle; Al Farrell. guard; Huh 
Campielio. end; Ed Minion, tackle; Charlie Callahan, tackle: Harry Gretz. center; Stewart McCaw, guard. 



"M" Club Banquet Before 
Florida-Maryland Game 

On the eve of the Florida game, 
the Baltimore chapter of the "M" Club 
of the University of Maryland is spon- 
soring a banquet, limited to members 
of t'r. ub. 

The banquet will be held at the 
Southern Hotel, Baltimore, October 
. at 8 p.m. The charge will 
be $2.00 per person, which will, 
through the gem the Athletic 

ciation, include a free ticket to 
the Florida-Maryland game at the 
Baltimore Stadium, Saturday, October 
27. 1 

urge every "M" man to attend 
this affair, meet your old team mates, 
and have a "big night." 

(Continued on Pagt 3) 



Homecoming Program 

Friday, November 2 

p.m. — Alumni-Student Pep Rally, Uni- 
versity campus. 

Saturday, November 3 

10 :00 a.m. — Alumni registration, Ritchie 
Coliseum. 

10 :30 a.m. — Freshman football game. Mary- 
land vs Washington and Lee, Byrd Stadium 
■ ii charge. 

10:30 a.m. — Girls' hut key game — Maryland 
vg Marjoric Webster School. Girls' Field. 

12 :00 m. — Alumni barbecue lunch, Ritchie 
Coliseum. (Alumni are guests of the Uni- 
versity.) 

12:30 p.m. — "M" Club Annua) Meeting, Trophy 
n. Ritchie Coliseum. 

2:30 p.m. — Football Virginia vs Maryland, 
Byrd Stadium — $2.00 per perhon. 

6:00 p.m. — Fraternities-Sororities Alumni sup- 
per at the house. Alumni not meml 
a fraternity or lorority, University Din- 
H.-ill Wive- or • ded. 

9 :00 p.m. — Homecoming Dance, University 
Gym — J2.00 per couple. 



Annual Alumni Homecoming 
Has Attractive Program 

An interesting and entertaining pro- 
gram is being planned for the eleventh 
annual Homecoming at College Park, 
November 3. The University of Vir- 
ginia will be our opponents in football, 
beginning at 2:30, in Byrd Stadium. 

Registration for all Alumni will be 
held at the Ritchie Coliseum begin- 
ning at 10:00 a. m. Here both men 
and women are expected to register. 
A new feature in the way of register- 
ing will be added this year by the 
lion of a lartfe bulletin hoard, up- 
on which names will rded by 
the alumni register. 

As a part of the day's program for 

(Continued on Fage 2 J 



MAKYI.VND ALUMNI NEWS 



Maryland Alumni News 

> 1 1 .1 Alum load monthly by 

Maryland al College Park, 

Iter under the Art 
of Coi ■ 24, 1918. 

G. F. PoLixn h. '28 Editor 

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 

.1. EN08 Ray, '92 Preaidi nt 

(Daeaaaad) CbJUnm, M 

T. B. SYMONS, '02 Vice-President 

College Park, M.I 
(i. I-'. Pol i 0< K, ' Ji c.-Tn usurer 

Park, Md. 

AI.l'MNI BOARD 
[Nob en named above are abo mem- 

bai \iuiniii Board.] 

c. \\ AI.ll.K ((U.K. '21 Art.- and Sciences 
m:\NK S HOFFECKER, 11 Kmrineering 
(HAS \V SYLVESTER, '08 Education 

H. B. DERRICK, - 17 Apiculture 

HELEN BEYERLE I1AIUCK. "27 

Home Economics 



Mhiheiis At Large 
KtSKl'HIM. 11I.ANDFORD. '27 Women's Rep. 
(i 11 SAUNDERS, in hten'l Representative 

■\n..\ Annual Dues.... $2.00 

M I M\I who ham: paid dues 

(Contmiiad from last iatue.) 

I:.. '24, Washington, l 
on, Dr. Howard I... '2n. Cumberland, Md. 

Trueworthy, I. II .. '98, Washington, D. C. 

Trower, Hugh C, '26, Baltimore, Bid. 

Tumi M.I. 

Tydlngs, Senator Millard E.. '10, U. S. Senate. 

Valentine, A. W.. '04, Washington, D. C. 

Van Allen, Ralph ('.. '28, Washington, D. C. 

Van D..r. ii. T. .).. '2".. Washington, D. C. 

Vain. Charlotte A., 'is, Washington, D. C. 
i. Lionel I... ':12. Westminster, Mass. 
. Wm. Paul, '21, College Park, Md. 

Walralh. Mr. and Mrs. E. K.. '21, Westminster. 
M.I. 

Ward. Marry B., '16. Baltimore. Md. 

Wanl. Herbert K.. '2s. Appleton, ■ 

Harry D.. '08, New York City. 

Weirich, l.t. A. V.. '28, CCC Camp, Morris. Pa. 

W.'ith. -im. r. Philip. '28, Frederick, M.I. 

Wharton. Thos. P.. '87, Stockton, M.I. 

Whit.-. Dr. CI, a-. K., '2:!. College, Park, Mil. 

Whit.-. (". M.. '18, Youngatown, Ohio. 
Whit,.. Wellstood, '06, Hyattsville, Md. 
White, Robert, '16. Atlanta. Ga. 
Whit, ford. Dick, '01, Whiteford, Md. 
Whiteford, lt..i:<-r S.. '28, Baltimore, Md. 
Whiting. P. Iirooke. '88, Cumberland, Md. 
William-. W. Preston, 'Is. Washington, I). C. 

P. P.. '2:.. Piedmont, W. Va. 
Winant, Howard H.. '17. Mt. Rainier, Md. 
Witter, .1. t>no, He. 

Wolf. Kathleen, '81, Frostburg, Md. 
Woolford, Cator, '88, Atlanta. I 
Worthlngton, L. G.. '2.".. College Park. Md. 
Zerkel, I 

***** 

Donald Parris, '29, is now taking 
postgraduate work at the University 
and has employment opportunities 
• umni who wish to com- 
municate with him. His address is 
Apt. 201, 1317 Rhode Island Ave, 
Washington, D.C. Donald was ; 
merly principal of the Dover, Dela- 
. high and elementary schools. 
* * * 

Helen Bradley, '38, bonor student 

in the College Of Arts and Science is 

taking graduate work and teaching on 
llowship in Economics at the Uni- 
ty this year. Helen is a member 
<<{ the Kappa Delta sorority and was 

live m women athletics, hav- 
ing I" < ti a member of the girls' rifle 

• for foil ■ . esident 

of the "M" <lul> la 



Daughter of Dr. Paterson, '05, 

Enters Maryland School 

Dr. Alexander II. Paterson, '05, a 
graduate of the University Dental 
School has entered his daughter, -Miss 
Helen .lean Paterson, in the College of 
Home Economics of the University. 
Mi on formerly attended Tow- 

High and Maryland Institute in 
Baltimore. 

Dr. Paterson is one of the most out- 
standing graduates of the University 
and a prominent figure in the dental 
profession. He has lectured and p re- 
fed clinics in many states and 
principal countries of Europe; has 
contributed generally to dental litera- 
ture, and engaged extensively in post- 
graduate instruction. 

The l':ii. i .his reside near Towson, 
Maryland. 

***** 

Annual Alumni Homecoming 

Has Attractive Program 

(Continued from Page 1) 

the entertainment of the women, the 
women's hockey team will meet the 
Marjorie Webster team at 10:30 a. no. 
for the first game on the new hockey 
field. 

.Margaret Brent Hall, the Home 
Economics Building, and the Practice 
House will be open all day for the 
convenience of the women. 

At 10:30 a. m. the yearlings will 
encounter Washington and Lee fresh- 
men in football. At 12.00 noon the 
alumni, their wives or husbands, are 
invited to attend a barbecue luncheon 
as guests of the University, at the 
Coliseum. 

"M" Club Meeting 

The annual meeting of the "M" club 
will be held at 12:30 in the Trophy 
Room of the Coliseum. Following 
the football game all sororities and 
fraternities are inviting their respec- 
tive alumni to come to the house for 
supper. Alumni who are not members 
of a fraternity or sorority are invited 
by the University Dining Hall to 
avail themselves of the private din- 
ing room for dinner after the game. 

Homecoming Dance 
The annual Homecoming Dance will 
begin at 9:00 p. m. in the University 
Gym, The Townsmen, with Marie 
Fowler, of the NBC system, are ex- 
pected to furnish the music and enter- 
tainment. This orchestra has played 
for several student functions and by 
popular demand, they are being se- 
cured for this engagement. The 
student body is cooperating to the 
fullest extent in making this the 
greatest Homecoming Day the Uni- 
versity has ever enjoyed. 

Bonfire And Pep Rally 
On the night preceding Homecom- 
ing there will be a student-alumni pep 
rally and bonfire on the campus. This 
was such a successful affair last year 
that a repetition is demanded this 
year. As many alumni as possible are 
urged to return to the campus on Fri- 
day for this rejuvenating affair. 



Levin Houston, '98, 

Has Interesting Career 

From baseball manager, through en- 
gineering fields, to city manager of 
Fredericksburg, Va., is the life of 
Levin J. Houston, '98. Houston came 
to College Park Schools, then Mary- 
land Agriculture College, in 1894, and 
took a classical course to please his 
parents, but his inclination was en- 
gineering. In his senior year, he man- 
aged the first baseball team to take an 
extended trip through the state of Vir- 
ginia, and also the first baseball team 
to win the Intercollegiate Champion- 
ship of Maryland and District of Co- 
lumbia. Following his graduation 
from M. A. C, he was eager to take 
engineering, so to Cornell he went, 
where he finished in 1901, receiving 
a degree in civil engineering. 

Becomes City .Manager 

Houston's next affiliation was with 
the Canadian Pacific R. R., where he 
remained but a few years, changing 
to the Chesapeake and Ohio. Find- 
ing out that railroad engineering 
was not his calling, he turned to mu- 
nicipal engineering and went to Balti- 
more City, where he was with the city 
department for several years. Later 
he entered private business. He was 
soon called from his private endeavors 
to the city of Fredericksburg, Va., to 
act as city manager, where he has 
been for over 16 years. His accom- 
plishments have been noteworthy and 
many cities have sought his council. 
When manager of the baseball 
team at college, Houston recalled a 
very interesting incident, when on the 
team's southern trip which had a 
record of 3 wins and 3 loses. The 
most outstanding win was from V. M. 
I. Here Houston and the Maryland 
boys were received so cordially and 
courteously by the cadets and institu- 
tional authorities that he has always 
had the highest esteem for V. M. I. 
He met General Ship, then commander 
of the institution, who was the leader 
of the V. M. I. cadets in the battle of 
New Market during the war between 
the states. The cadet manager of 
baseball at that time, with whom he 
became well acquainted, was later 
General Marshal of the World War. 

Houston is one of Maryland's out- 
standing alumni who is keenly inter- 
ested in his work, but he enjoys remi- 
niscing about yonder years. 
***** 

Sororities And Fraternities 

Having Homecoming 

Alpha Gamma Rho, Alpha Omicron 
Pi, Alpha Tau Omega, Alpha Xi Delta, 
Delta Delta Delta, Delta Sigma Phi, 
Iota Nu Delta, Kappa Alpha, Kappa 
Delta. Kappa Kappa Gamma, Lambda 
Chi Alpha. Phi Delta Theta, Phi Sigma 
Kappa. Sigma Alpha Nu. Sigma Nu, 
Sigma Phi Sigma, Theta Chi, and Tau 
Epsilon Phi. 



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OLD LINE ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES 

::::::::: By W. H. ("BUT) HOTTEL :::::::: 



Ferps Yield Only 4 First 
Downs In Winning, Losing 

PLAl IN t. it^ third game ol the m< 
bob October 13 at Annapolis, Mary- 
Bad oatgained N.i\> 349 yards to 180, 
jut lost 13 to t>. when tumbling 
lUowed the Middies to take a 16 to u 
ead in the first hall. It was all .Man - 
and in the second naif. Each scored 
» o touchdowns, a field goal bj Cutter 
H'ini; the NaT] margin. 

MARYLAND'S Old Liners allowed 
only four first downs to be made 
st them in their first two games 
in defeating St. John's ipolis, 

id to 0, at College Park on September 
b, ana losing to Washington and Lee 
Kington, to 7, on October 6. 

The Terps did well enough against 
St. John's the losers getting both of 
:heir rirst downs in their own territory 
• the fourth quarter. 

They made nine rirst downs to 
Washington and Lee's two, outrushing 
and outpassing the Generals, but los- 
ing out when a poor kick gave the 
Lexingtonians a scoring break in the 
second period. The Generals then got 
their only two rirst downs to register 
the lone touchdown. 

A muddy field handicapped the 
lighter Terps. However, the Old 
Liners were inside the 15 yard line 
four times in the last half but just 
couldn't quite make it. 

Maryland typified its main strength 
in the Washington and Lee game by 
nsing the following players: 

Louis Ennis and Charlie Ellinger. 
left end: Ed Minion and John Birk- 
land, left tackle; Al Farrell, Stew 
v and Brooks Bradley, left 
guard; Bill Andorka, center; John 
Simpson and Charlie Zulick, right 
guard; Carl Stalfort and Charlie 
Callahan, right tackle; Bernie Buscher 
and Vic Willis, right end; Norwood 
Bothoron, Ear! Widmyer and Jack 
Btonebraker, quarter; Bill Guckeyson 
and Dick Nelson, left half; George 
Sachs and Coleman Headley, right 
half; John Gormley and Ed Daly, 
fullback. 

Only McCaw, Simpson, Sothoron, 
Widmyer and Nelson are seniors and 
Ellinger, Willis. Zulic, Birkland, 
Andorka, Stonebraker, Guck« 
Headley. Gormley and Daly are play- 
ing their first year of varsity foot- 
ball. All of the others are juniors. 
***** 

Frosh In Surprise Win 

land Frosh beat the Virginia 

yearlings 13 to 6 in a surprise victory, 

in their opening gan. b Al 

Heagy used 13 men against the Cava- 

and five of them never played 

-chool football. 

» » » • 

Robert I. (Bob) Knode. '20, a 
former football and baseball star, is 
; of the physical educa- 

tion program for the public 
Battle Creek, Mich, 



FLORIDA'S LEADER 




Chuck Rogers 

All-Southern end in 1933 and the 
gridder who wrecked Maryland at 
Tampa last December by snagging 
long forward passes while running at 
full-steam. He stands 6 feet, weighs 
175 pounds, and is 23 years old. He 
again will be a potent threat in the 
game in the Baltimore Stadium on 
October 27. 

***** 

\ VIRGINIA'S CAPTAIN 




Tommy Johnson 

A triple-threat back who stands •', 
feet '■'> inches and tips the scales at 
11)7 pounds. He is just of voting age. 
He'll lead the Cavaliers atrainst the 
Terps at College Park on November .'J. 

^. -^. •*• »j. .*• 

William C. (Bill) Needham, '33, 

versatile editor for two the 

dback, the student weekly pub- 
lication, is now connected with the 
Press and located in Balti- 
more. 



Alumni Will Find Florida, 
Virginia Tilts Attractive 

TWO Old Line football games, to 
which alumni from all over the 
State and from other points are expec 

ted to Bock, aii' the big intersect ional 

contest with Florida in the Baltimore 
Stadium on October 27, at 2:80, and 
the Homecoming tilt with Virginia at 
College Park, on November 3, starting 

at the same hour. 

Both should be highly attractive 
and colorful contests and the T< 
should be pretty nearly on a 60 
basis with Florida, and fully an even 
< boil e w ith the Cavaliei s. Bj the 
time the 'Gators and Virginia are met, 
the Terps should be travelling along 
at a fast pace, as all the experts In 
about have forecast that "Maryland 
will have a November team." 

Maryland and Virginia have been 
battling quite a spell, the first real 
tilt between them being in 1919, when 
the Terps won as Maryland State, 
13 to 0. They have been opposing as 
Southern Conference rivals since 1925, 
with Virginia winning four times, 
Maryland three, with two ties. 

They are all even for the Millard 
Tydings' trophy, put into competition 
in 1926, with three w r ins apiece and 
two deadlocks. 

Florida and the Old Liners have met 
but twice. The Terps invaded Jack- 
sonville in December, 1927, and, al- 
though outplaying the 'Gators by a 
goodly margin, lost, 6 to 7. Last 
December Florida had the edge in a 
hotlv contested game at Tampa, 19 to 
0. 

Both games will be worth lenghty 
trips to witness and the alumni at 
various points are lining up to be on 
hand. Be among them. 

***** 

Alumni Bowling Team Active 

For the convenience of the alumni 
of Washington, D. C, the alumni 
bowling team, the original organizers 
of the Old Line Club, invite the alum- 
ni to attend their games at the Ren- 
dezvou Alleys every Thursday eve- 
ning, beginning at 8 p. m. -Make this 
a place to meet, where you more than 
likely will find somebody that you 
know. Come anyway, and make your- 
self known and let's get the old Mary- 
land spirit rejuvenated. 

Jft 2fc 9p ?£• Jfr 

"M" Club Banquet Before 

Florida-Mar] land Game 

(Continued from I'aue 1) 

Tickets can be procured by Bending 
10 to <;. P. Pollock, University 
Maryland, College Park, or to Dr. 
Edgar B, Friedenwald, 1616 Linden 
Baltimore, Bid. 

Money for r< be in 

by Monday. October 22, L934. 
Committee E. I:. Friedenwald, '03; 

.1. Hanson Mitchell, '98; 0. 1 ». ' .oth- 
ers, '29. 



MARYLAND ALUMNI NEWS 



Alumni I o Be Organized 

Throughout The State 

A concentrated efforl \a now being 
made by the Alumni Office to have the 
alumni throughout the State organized 
by • .iiul cities, i ■ I mi- 

nua ed to k> v <' hia ■ 

tion in getting these organizations 
■ ted. It is Mt that it there is one 
particular place designated in the prin- 
cipal town of each county where Mary- 
land alumni will eat lunch on B certain 
day, that eventually a personal con- 
witb every alumnus in that coun- 
ts or city will be perfected. This is con- 
ceded the best way to get interest and 
loyalty uf the highest degree among 
the alumni. 

For the present, the day for these 

gatherings has been Bet for noon, on 
the first Friday in each month. A 
committee in your locality will drop 
you a card designating the place, and 

it is hoped that as many as possible 
will attend these gatherings. There will 
not he a set charge for the lunch, as 
arrangements will he such that you 
can order to suit yourself. Come to 
these gatherings and get acquainted 
with your fellow-alumni whom you do 
not know, and get better acquainted 
with those you do know. 

***** 

Freshman Squad Is (Jreen 

Twenty-four freshman footballers, 

called Al Heavy's hopefuls, are toiling 

under tin- direction of the former Terp 

star, but they're not likely to set the 

world afire this year. There are a few 

promising boys in the lot but enough 

laid of the entire quota when it 

Stated that the 24 have had only 

a total of :; l years experience as high 

to! gridders. Eleven are playing 

football for the first time. 

***** 

Tinjjley Is A Candidate 

Egbert Tingley, '27, of Hyattsville, 

tennis captain in his senior year, is 
a candidate for the House of Delegates 
from Prince George's County. He'd 
appreciate any X's on the ballot on 
Noveml>er G. 




TERP-VIRGINIA RECORD j 

Virginia, •!; University of 
.Maryland (of Baltimore), 0. 
1919 Mai viand State, 13; Virginia, 0. 
L926 Maryland, 0; Virginia, 6. 
L926 Maryland, <', ; Virginia, 6. 
L927 Maryland, 0; Virginia, 21. 

Maryland, IS; Virginia, 2. 
1929 .Maryland, 13; Virginia, 13. 

Maryland, 1 1; Virginia, 6. 
L931 Maryland, 7; Virginia, 6. 
L932 .Maryland. 6; Virginia, 7. 

Maryland, 0; Virginia, C. 



BERTH 

Mr. and .Mrs. Lester W. Bosley an- 
nounce the arrival of a daughter, 
Anita Doris Bosley, on August 20, 
weighing eight pounds. Mrs. Bosley 
was for. _ s Anita Wassman, of 

Washington. Mr. Bosley, better known 
to his college associates as "Sally" is 
a member of the class of 1922, and 
one of Maryland's former fleet foot- 
ball halfbacks. The Bosleys reside at 
7864 Morningside Drive., Washington, 
D. C. 







October 27 — Florida at Baltimore 
Stadium, 2:30. Tickets $2. 

November 3 — Virginia at College Park, 
2:30 — (Homecoming) Tickets, $2. 

November 10 — Virginia Military Insti- 
tute at College Park, 2:30. Tick- 
ets, $2. 

November 17 — Indiana at Blooming- 
ton. 

November 24 — Georgetown at College 
Park, 2:00. Tickets, $2.20. Side- 
line boxes, $2.50. 

November 29 — Hopkins at Baltimore 
Stadium, 2:00. Tickets, $1.50. 



Homecoming Dance. 
Saturday, Nov. 3 



Satur 



PERSONALS 

Morris N. Nichols, '24, attended the 1 
Navy-Maryland football game while 
on have of absence from his duties n 
the Virgin Islands. Nichols has been; 
in the Virgin Islands for three years. 

* * * 

Robert E. Hughes, '12, is superin- 
tendent of the McGahans Scaffolding I 
Company of Baltimore, Md. He mar- 
ried Miss Marie C. Davis, of Wash- 
ington, D. C, and they have one son, 
Henry C-ilmor. The Hughes live at! 
3712 Ferndale Ave., Baltimore. Md. 

* * * 

Frank Blood, '33, is taking graduate 
work at the Iowa State College, locat- 
ed at Ames, Iowa. He was a member 
of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity 
and active in extra-curricular affairs. 

* * * 

Melvin E. Koons, '30, is now located 
at Grand Forks, X. I>. as bacteriolo- 
gist in the State Public Health Labo- 
ratory. He married Miss May Craf- 
ton Sisson and they have one child, 
Melvin Elwood, Jr. Their address is j 
409 S. 5th St., Grand Forks, N. D. 



MARRIAGES 

Robert E. Dunning, '33, married] 
Miss Elizabeth Kiser, of Chevy Chase, 
Md., September 9, 1934. Mrs. Dun- 
ning is a graduate of the National 
School of Fine Arts, and was a mem- 
ber of the staff last year. Dunning I 
is now connected with the Department 
of Agriculture in Washington, D. C, 
and the newlyweds will make their 
home at 4524 Stanford St., Chevy 
Chase, Md. 

* * * 

Amy Mister, '33, Kappa Kappa Gam- 
ma, and E. Dorrance Kelly, '33, Sigma 
Phi Sigma, are married and now living 
in College Park. Both were active in 
student affairs. Dorrance was captain 
in the R. O. T. C. Unit and took an 
active part in many other organiza- 
tions. Amy was president of the 
sorority and a member of the Pan- 
Hellenic Council. The Kellys are lo- 
cated in College Park, where Dorrance 
is operating the Homestead. 



Maryland Alumni News 



University of Maryland 
College Park, Maryland 



Miss Grace Barnes, 
Librarian, 
Campus. 



Maryland Alumni News, issued month- 
ly by the University of Maryland, 
at College Park, Md., as second- 
class matter under the Act of Con- 
gress of August 24, 1912. Vol. V, 
No. 4, October, 1934 



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